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Adolf Ernst

Canna ‘Adolf Ernst’

(Crozy Group)(Heritage Group)

Origin G. Ernst
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Spreading
Flower Red
Blooming Good bloomer
Flowering July/August/September/October/Until frosts
Tillering Good
Availability Specialist growers only

Canna ‘Adolf Ernst’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, white margin, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured green; triangular flower stalks, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured red, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals red with farina, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, flowers in July until frosts in northern temperate zone, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink and purple; tillering is good.

Canna ‘Adolf Ernst’

Named for Adolf Ernst, a leading botanist in the 19th Century, and a correspondent with Charles Darwin.

Adolf Ernst
Adolf Ernst. (Ernst.) sheet work darkly brown roth. Dolden largely, well built. Flowers darkly zinnoberroth. One the best ones of the older sorts.
Confirmed that the plant name is currently in use.
Claines Canna Collection
Medium height. Maroon red, with flecks of yellow margin. Green foliage with white border.