Thursday, 21 October 2010

Canna 'Torchlight'

A medium sized Foliage Group cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, branching habit; spikes of flowers are erect, red-orange and orange-yellow, staminodes are long and narrow, edges regular, fully self-cleaning; fertile both ways, not true to type, self-pollinating, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and purple; tillering is prolific.

Introduced by Johnny K. Johnson, USA. The breeding is C. indica x C. indica var. 'lumbautum'

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