ORIGIN Vilmorin-Andrieux, 1911
HEIGHT Tall, 2-3 metres
FLOWERING Good bloomer
Canna ‘Carnaval’ is a tall Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; round stems, coloured green; panicles of flowers are open, salmon, tinged carmine with a yellow margin, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, petals red, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, true to type, not self-pollinating, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is slow.
A more recent cultivar has been marketed using the same name, which we can only refer to as Canna ‘Carnaval (2)’.