Saturday, 9 October 2010

Canna 'Tarrytown'

A medium sized Italian Group cultivar; bronze foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; oval stems, coloured purple; flowers are red streaked with burnt-red, edges ruffled, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink and purple; tillering is average.
Introduced by Luther Burbank, California, USA in 1896.

1 comment:

  1. I thought Tarrytown had bronze foliage, your illustration of this and Burbank is of a bronze leaved Canna...