Canna ‘Ellen Layden’
ORIGIN DALEBÖ Thor, 2006
PARENTAGE Seedling of C. ‘Topaz’ x C. ‘Theresa Blakey’.
HEIGHT Small, under 1 metre
Canna ‘Ellen Layden’ is a small Miniature Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; triangular stems, coloured green; panicles of flowers are open, self-coloured deep-pink, staminodes are large, edges lightly frilled, labellum is gold with a deep-pink margin, stamen is gold with a narrow deep-pink margin, style is gold, petals yellow, 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; tillering is average.