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Fairy Queen

Canna ‘Fairy Queen’

(Crozy Group)

Origin WINTZER Antoine
Height Small
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Late bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Fairy Queen’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured green; flowers are open, red with a wide gold margin, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, labellum is gold, stamen is gold with red spots, fully self-cleaning, late bloomer, 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.

Conard & Jones Catalogue, 1899
FAIRY QUEEN. A lovely Dwarf Variety, growing only about 2 feet high; valuable for pots and borders; large flowers, fine trusses; centre of petals deep red, widely edged with bright golden-yellow. Dormant roots only 15 cts., $1.50 per doz., postpaid.