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Canna ‘Confetti’

syns. L’Peche, Pink Champagne, Snow Candy, Sugar Candy, White Speckles
(Crozy Group)

HEIGHT Small, under 1 metre
FORM Branching
FLOWER Multi-coloured

Canna ‘Confetti’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are pale yellow heavily spotted with pink, 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 average.

Kelly's Plant World, California, USA. 1989
Flowers cream to white with pink dots. Foliage green. Height 3-4 ft.
Aaron’s Bulb Farm Internet October, 2000
Pink flecks symmetrically scattered over waxy, primrose yellow petals. Dwarf, under 3 feet. Price, $39.00.
Aloha Tropicals, Internet October, 2001
Gorgeous pink flowers sporting yellow throat beautifully contrast its green foliage. Semi-dwarf. Height 2 to 3 feet.
Podgora Gardens, Sonja Mrsich, North Island, New Zealand. Catalogue
Soft yellow spotted rose-pink. 90cm.
TyTy Nursery, Internet, 2002, March
Obtained from Mrs Sarver of California in 1980, this cultivar has withstood temperatures of 0 degrees F. Perhaps, the most delicate combination pink and primrose yellow in flowering Cannas. The backside of each petal is solid primrose yellow sharply contrasting with the pink dots spattering on the frontal side. Prefers half shade during the day. Price: $50.00
Anne Glancy, Burke's Backyard Article, 2002
Pale lemon yellow flowers streaked with pink.
Hart Canna, 2003, Internet January 2003
Very pale creamy yellow flowers covered in faint pink spots. Green foliage, short height. New to our catalogue this year (2003). £8.00 for pack of 3 rhizomes.
French Grown Stock
0.6m. Green foliage. Yellow with orange spots.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
Synonym of ‘Colibri
Claines Canna Collection 2006
A small cultivar, green leaves and pale yellow flowers, liberally sprinkled with pink dots. Similar to Colibri, but sufficiently different to regard as distinct.
Canna International Group, Yahoo, 2007
Canna Group Messages, Internet (

Bonnie We have it as Coq d’Or (illustrated), Dondo, Confetti, Pink Champagne. The reason why I think there are so many names is partly renaming of an existing variety, but also breeders thinking they have something new when they haven’t. Does anyone know the oldest name for this variety?

Keith Hayward Farnborough, England

Alice Harris wrote: We have 3 of them. ‘Snow Candy’, ‘Sugar Candy’, and ‘White Speckles’. There is also ‘Confetti’ and ‘Dondo’ (near whites) ..and some others. ‘Tropical White’ (if you look close) has pale light pink speckles. Hope this helps..

Alice On Feb 25, 2007, at 7:23 AM,

Bonnie wrote: Does anyone know the name of the Canna that is almost white with pink freckles, speckles, tigering, spots? (I am not sure what the correct terminology is) Thank you, Bonnie