Saturday, 30 October 2010

Canna 'Tropical Red'

A small Miniature Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured green; flowers are open, self-coloured red, throat pale yellow, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, style is yellow, petals red, 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 Takii & Co., Japan. Synonym: C. 'Tropic Red'

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