Canna ‘Carnaval’
(Crozy Group)

ORIGIN Vilmorin-Andrieux, 1911
HEIGHT Tall, 2-3 metres
FORM Spreading
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 CannaCarnaval (2)’.

Hart Canna, 2000, Internet October 2000
Flowers salmon pink tinged carmine edged yellow. Leaves green Tall
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
Vilmorin-Andrieux, 1911; flowers salmon-pink, tinged carmine, edged yellow, leaves green, height over 80 cm.