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Étoile de Feu

Canna ‘Étoile de Feu’

(Crozy Group)

Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Good bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Étoile de Feu’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; dark foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured purple; clusters of flowers are open, self-coloured cherry-red, throat yellow, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals red, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, 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 purple; tillering is average.

Canna ‘Étoile de Feu’
Brockings Exotics Catalogue, 1997
(M) purple foliage, shapely tomato red blooms with yellow throat.
Hart Canna, 2000, Internet October 2000
Flowers dull cherry red. Leaves brown. Tall.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) This attractive Canna cultivar produces shapely, tomato-red blooms with yellow throats, making a very rich colour mix. Free flowering and with bronze foliage, it is often one of the first to flower.
Hart Canna, 2001, Catalogue
“Star of Fire”, tall, bronze foliage. Large cerise-red flowers. £8.00 for 3 rhizomes.
French Grown Stock
Height 1.1m. Brown foliage. Red flower.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
Flowers dull cherry-red, leaves brown, height over 80 cm.