Canna ‘Black Cleopatra’
(Italian Group)(Chimera Group)
Origin TURC Ernest
Parentage Reverted sport of Roi Humbert->Yellow Humbert (Cleopatra)
Blooming Good bloomer
Flowering July through until frosts
Available Specialist growers only
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Canna ‘Queen of Italy’
(Variegated Group)(Italian Group)(Chimera Group)
Origin PERCY-LANCASTER Sydney
Parentage A mutation of Canna ‘New Red’
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
The chimera Canna ‘Queen of Italy’ is a medium sized Italian Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, yellow heavily spotted with red, staminodes are large, edges irregular, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are long and thin, coloured white and purple; tillering is prolific.