When Mr Donnie Hallman of Deersprings Nursery, South Carolina, USA announced his new introductions for 2002, it aroused a large amount of interest. There were four new cultivars, amongst which was Canna 'Snow Dragon'.
Mr Hallman stated that "The flowers are cream and the foliage is green.This is one of the healthiest near whites that I have ever seen! Wonderful in every way. Fast to increase. Visitors love this plant. 3 ft. Tall.The breeding is C. 'Carolina Moonglow' x C. 'Ambassadour'."