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.
Brockings Exotics Catalogue, 1997
(M) purple foliage, shapely tomato red blooms with yellow throat.
(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.