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Canna ‘Hellas’

(Italian Group)

Origin SPRENGER Karl
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Spreading
Flower Multi-coloured
Tillering Slow

Canna ‘Hellas’ is a medium sized Italian Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, white margin, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured green; triangular flower stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, lemon with maroon spots, staminodes are large, edges frilled, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, blooms open in the early morning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is slow.

Canna ‘Hellas’
RHS Journal of 1907-8
Featured in 1907 indoor trials at Wisley.
84. Hellas (Dammann). — 0[Italian Group].
Yellow, mottled and marked with red; truss poor; foliage light green; 2½ feet.
RHS Journal of 1908-9
Featured in 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley.
Gladiolus-flowered, green foliage and yellow flowers marked with red.
Claines Canna Collection
Medium. Green foliage. Lemon flowers with red markings and spots.