Canna ‘Apricot Dream’
ORIGIN Kelly, K.
HEIGHT Small, under 1 metre
FLOWERING Low bloomer
Canna ‘Apricot Dream’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, ovoid shaped, white margin, spreading habit; round stems, coloured green and purple; panicles of flowers are open, apricot and salmon, staminodes are medium size, edges lightly frilled, stamen is saffron-yellow, petals purple with farina, low 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 white and pink; tillering is prolific.
An outstanding, modern, self-cleaning cultivar. Hardier than most Cannas and able to tolerate mild winters as well as heat-wave summers.
Our earliest reference to this specimen is Plant Delights Nursery, Inc., 2000.