Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Canna 'Tropical Sunrise'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured green; flowers are open, orange and pink-peach , staminodes are medium size, edges ruffled, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, average bloomer; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is prolific.

Introduced by Marcelle Sheppard, Texas, USA. This is one one the latter day Canna stars, and is a definite choice for my top 10 list of Cannas.

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