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Canna ‘Gnom’

(Premier Group)

Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Height Small
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Pink
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Gnom’ is a small Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; triangular main stems, coloured green; flowers are open, self-coloured pale pink, staminodes are large, edges frilled, 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 round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is average.

Canna ‘Gnom’
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(S) This is one of the older-style dwarf Cannas. It is very compact, with large, pale salmon flowers. However, it tends to hide the flowers in the foliage, a feature that has been bred out of the modern dwarfs. Raised by Wilhelm Pfitzer in 1949.
Podgora Gardens, Sonja Mrsich, North Island, New Zealand. Catalogue
Delightful light rose-pink, immense blooms. Sets seed. 90cm.
Hart Canna, 2002, Internet January, 2002
Very short patio plant, green foliage, brash pale-pink flowers. £8.00 for 3 rhizomes.
French Grown Stock
1.1m. Green foliage. Flowers old-rose.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
W. Pfitzer, 1949; flowers orient-pink (RHS 36A), orange-red to the centre, leaves green, height up to 80 cm.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: An attractive small canna with large green leaves and large pale salmon flowers held clear.
Size: 60-80cm (2′-2’6″)
Flower: Large pale salmon flowers.
Foliage: Green
Origin: Hybridiser Wilhelm Pfitzer in 1949