Thor Dalebö.


Canna ‘Buttercup’
(Crozy Group)

HEIGHT Small, under 1 metre
FORM Branching

Canna ‘Buttercup’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are yellow speckled with light orange, edges regular, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, 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 white; tillering is average.

Early and prolific blooming, withstands heavy sunshine without fading. 

Conard & Jones Catalogue, 1898
BUTTERCUP. Ideal bright buttercup yellow, large handsomely formed flowers, in fine open trusses, always clean and bright, one of the most pleasing and attractive, pure yellow varieties we have seen; height 3 ft. Price, $1 each. Breeder: Antoine Wintzer of The Conard & Jones Co., West Grove, PA, USA
RHS Journals of 1907-9
Featured in 1907 indoor and 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley. Gladioulus-like yellow flowers with green foliage.
Bred by Wintzer, West Grove, PA. Dwarf, early, and a free bloomer, held its flowers well above the foliage, dropped the faded ones, and the blossoms endured the sun without bleaching.
Listed and accepted as current.