Thursday, 7 October 2010

Canna 'Tangerine'

A small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, branching habit; panicles of flowers are open, tangerine-orange with a wide yellow margin, staminodes are medium size, fully self-cleaning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and purple; tillering is average.

Introduced by Marcelle Sheppard, Texas, USA. Grown from seed from Geo. Parks Seed Company, Greenwood, South Carolina, USA, labelled as "Seven Dwarf Seeds".


  1. I agree with you, this is one of the best that Mrs Sheppard introduced.

    It is also a superb seed parent, producing many good variations and colours.