Canna ‘City of Gloucester’
ORIGIN DAVIES Martin
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FOLIAGE Green and purple variegated
Canna ‘City of Gloucester’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; oval stems, coloured green + purple; flowers are self-coloured pale pink, edges irregular, labellum is pink with yellow markings, stamen is pink with yellow markings, style is yellow with touches of pink, petals light-red, fully self-cleaning, 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.
Our earliest reference to this specimen is Royal Horticultural Society, England – Canna Trial 2002.