HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FOLIAGE Dark (137A)
FLOWERING Good bloomer
AWARDS RHS AGM
Canna ‘Aphrodite (2)’ is a medium sized Premier Group cultivar; dark (137A) foliage, oblong shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; round stems, coloured purple; panicles of flowers are open, self-coloured salmon, staminodes are large, labellum is pink (51A), stamen is pink, petals red, good bloomer, 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 average.
Our earliest reference to this specimen is Canna Handbook, Keith Hayward. Edition 1.06. September 2000.