Canna ‘Carnaval (2)’
syn. Prins Carnaval
ORIGIN Ernest TURC
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FLOWERING Low bloomer
Canna ‘Carnaval (2)’ is a medium sized cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, spreading habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are open, orange with a yellow margin, staminodes are medium size, low bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not true to type, not self-pollinating, capsules round.
This cultivar should not be confused with Canna ‘Carnaval’, introduced in 1911.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
This is a new introduction from Ernest Turc. Flowers are bright tangerine orange with a lighter golden edge and over stippling of gold. The foliage is green. (The name is also registered to a salmon-pink Vilmorin-Andrieux introduction of 1911. Another example of the confusion in Canna
Ernest Turc, Angers, France
Clear orange edged and spotted with gold. Foliage deep green. 1·3m. New for 2000(Translated)
A new French variety. Flowers orange with a yellow border. Green foliage. Medium height. £8.00 for 3 rhizomes
Flowers are a bright tangerine orange with a lighter golden edge, overstippled with gold. The leaves are green and grow to about 1m (3’3″) tall.