Canna ‘Champion (2)’
ORIGIN TURC Ernest
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FOLIAGE Green and purple variegated
FLOWERING Average bloomer
Canna ‘Champion (2) is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, oval-acuminate shaped, branching habit; oval stems, coloured purple; spikes of flowers are open, salmon and rose-red, throat gold markings, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, labellum is gold, 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 and pink; tillering is prolific.
There is a previous cultivar with the name Champion.