Antoine Chantin

Canna ‘Antoine Chantin’
(Crozy Group)

ORIGIN Crozy, 1888
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FORM Spreading

Canna ‘Antoine Chantin’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, broadly oblong shaped, spreading habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are open, cherry-red tinged with salmon, staminodes are large, blooms open in the early morning; fertility unknown. Prolific flowerer, still grown in France.

Wilhelm Pfitzer Catalogue, 1890
1888. Small. Juicy green leaves, the large round flowers are beutiful cherery-red with salmon shading, specially rich flowering. Breeder: A. Crozy, Lyon, France
RHS Journal of 1891
RHS Award of Merit (Paul 1891)
Garden & Forest, 6 June 1894
Henry A. Dreer nursery. No details just listed in advert.
RHS Journal of 1895
Passing mention only.
L'Illustration Horticole, 15 March 1895
Large flowers, salmon-cerise, very floriferous. Red foliage. Note: Fleur grande, cerise saumoné, très florifère. Feuillage pourpré.
The English Flower Garden, W. Robinson. 8th Edition, 1900
No description, just a list of recommended specimens.
Description not translated.