ORIGIN Jardin de la ville de Paris, 1864
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
Canna ‘Atronigricans’ is a medium sized Foliage Group cultivar; dark foliage; flowers are erect, self-coloured orange-yellow, staminodes are narrow, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are long and thin, coloured purple.
Grown principally for its foliage, which appears to be black. Still grown in France.