Canna ‘Centenaire de Rozain-Boucharlat’
ORIGIN Rozain-Boucharlat, 1930
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FLOWERING Average bloomer
Canna ‘Centenaire de Rozain-Boucharlat’ is a medium sized Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, green margin, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured green; flowers are open, self-coloured cerise, staminodes are large, edges irregular, labellum is cerise with gold markings, stamen is cerise with gold markings, style is gold, petals red with farina, fully self-cleaning, average bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is slow.
Introduced by the partnership of Messrs Rozain and Boucharlat, one of the oldest French nursery houses, to celebrate their first 100 years of trading in 1930.