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Aurora Borealis

Canna ‘Aurora Borealis’
(Crozy Group)

ORIGIN Crozy, 1888
FLOWER Multicolours

Canna Aurora Borealis is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; spikes of flowers are open, yellow with red stripes, throat red, staminodes are medium size, edges ruffled, stamen is red, style is red, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, average bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not known if true to type, not self-pollinating, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is average. 

Wilhelm Pfitzer Catalogue, 1890
1888. Small. Broad green leaves. Round citron yellow flowers, flamed red in the throat. Breeder: A. Crozy, Lyon, France
Sydney Percy-Lancaster, In an Indian Garden, 1927
Striped red on a yellow ground. Breeder: A.Crozy, Lyon, France.
IndiaAgroNet 2005
Canary-yellow with rose pink centre, beautifully rayed.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Medium. Broad green leaves. Yellow with red in the throat, with pencil lines and flushing extending halfway down the long staminoidia. Yellow petals.