Marcelle Sheppard

Blushing Beauty

Canna ‘Blushing Beauty’
(Crozy Group)

HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FORM Branching
BREEDING C. ‘Confetti’ x C. ‘Chinese Coral

Canna ‘Blushing Beauty’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are open, pink with a white margin, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type.

Canna ‘Blushing Beauty’ Marcelle Sheppard
Kelly's Plant World, California, USA. 1989
Flowers pink with white edge. Foliage green. Height 4-6 ft. Breeder: Marcelle Sheppard, Texas, USA
Editors correspondence with Mrs Sheppard
This cultivar was a cross between C. ‘Confetti’ X C. ‘Chinese Coral’. Green leaves, medium height. Solid pink gladiolus-type flowers.