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Fürst Wied

Canna ‘Fürst Wied’

syn Mistress Furst Wied
(Crozy Group)

Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Outstanding bloomer

Canna ‘Fürst Wied’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, ovoid shaped, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured purple + farina; triangular flower stems, coloured purple + farina; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured red, throat yellow, staminodes are narrow, edges regular, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, outstanding 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.

In German, ‘Fürst Wied’ translates as ‘Prince of Wied’.

Courtesy of Canpelkni Blooms and Alice Harris.
Canna Handbook, Keith Hayward. Edition 1.06. © September 2000
Large flower heads composed of moderately sized florets coloured an intense dark red. Green foliage to 1·5m.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) This Canna has intense red flowers of a delicate open shape with some yellow in the throat. It has nicely formed heads with a spire-like stem of buds covered in white farina. The foliage is green.
Podgora Gardens, Sonja Mrsich, North Island, New Zealand. Catalogue
Big heads of velvet-red flowers. 90cm.
Karchesky and Harris 2006
Large spires of wide-open intense velvety-red flowers above large rich green leaves with dark margins. Dark bud stems with a white farina. Blooms continuous and well. Medium height.