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Canna ‘Breuil’

(Crozy Group)

ORIGIN Vilmorin-Andrieux, 1939
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FORM Branching
FLOWERING Outstanding bloomer

Canna ‘Breuil’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; oval stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, cardinal-red with a rose-red blush, staminodes are large, edges serrated, petals green, fully self-cleaning, outstanding 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 purple; tillering is average.

Vilmorin Catalogue, 1941
(V. 1939). Feuillage vert . Très grande fleur rouge cardinal à reflets rouge de carthame. Green foliage.Very big cardinal red flower with pinkish red overlay. (Carthamus tintorius, an extract of which gives a reddish pink colorant). Height, 1m30. Breeder: Vilmorin-Andrieux