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City of Portland

Canna ‘City of Portland’
syn. Orchid
(Crozy Group)

HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FORM Spreading

Canna ‘City of Portland’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured green; flowers are open, jasper-red (a pink) (RHS 39A) with a narrow yellow (RHS 7A) margin, staminodes are medium size, edges frilled, stamen is gold marked, petals red, fully self-cleaning, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is average.

Krider Nurseries, Indiana, USA, 1936
CITY OF PORTLAND. Grows 3 ft. Green leaves, pink flowers.
Dr. Khoshoo & Dr. I. Guha: Evolution of Cultivated Canna 1966
x generalis, tall (80-160cm), foliage green, narrow staminodia (3-5 cm) self coloured. In the collection of the Royal Agri-Horticultural Society , Alipore, Calcutta, India.
Kelly's Plant World, California, USA. 1989
Flowers medium size, orange-pink. Green foliage. Height 6-8 ft.
Podgora Gardens Catalogue, 2004
Blend of salmon and rose-pink with fine line gold edging. 90cm.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
Flowers jasper-red (RHS 39A), narrow canary-yellow edge (RHS 7A), leaves green, height over 80 cm. Note: Jasper red is a form of pink. RHS colour chart confirms.