Canna ‘Avenir’
(Crozy Group)

ORIGIN Crozy, 1888
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FOLIAGE Dark green
FORM Upright

Canna ‘Avenir’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; dark green foliage, lanceolate shaped, upright habit; round stems, coloured green with purple; flowers are self-coloured vermilion, edges regular, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured purple.

The earliest known description was the Wilhelm Pfitzer Catalogue of 1890.

Our earliest reference to this specimen is Wilhelm Pfitzer Catalogue, 1890.