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Canna ‘Hungaria’

(Crozy Group)

Origin MÜHLE Árpád
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Spreading
Flower Pink
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Hungaria’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured green; triangular flower stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, rose with a thin cream margin, staminodes are medium size, edges lightly frilled, stamen is canary-yellow speckled with pink, petals green, 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 and pink; tillering is average.

Conard & Jones Catalogue, 1915
Hungaria. 3.5 feet. Attractive rose pink; very free bloomer.
Sonderegger Catalogue, 1929
HUNGARIAN. 3 feet. Pink. A magnificent pink Canna, widely used for large, solid beds. The petals are large and waxy, made up into big round, full trusses. Its color resembles the well-known Paul Neyron Rose, a bright ruddy pink and is unquestionably one of the most popular pink Cannas ever produced. Price: 25c each; 10 for $2.20, post-paid.
Tropical Plants and Gardening, H.F. MacMillan, 1935
Bright pink, free-flowering, distinct, Gladiolus-flowered.
Krider Nurseries, Indiana, USA, 1936
HUNGARIA. Grows 4 ft. Green leaves, pink flowers.
Inter-State Nurseries, Hamburg, Iowa, USA. Catalogue 1939
HUNGARIA. Best pink, green foliage. 3.5 feet.
Westover Nursery, Clayton, USA. Catalog 1939
Hungaria. Large pink.
Burgess Seed and Plant Co, Catalogue 1939
HUNGARIA. Green foliage. Magnificent flowers of.purest rose-pink.with satiny sheen. 3 feet.
Burgess Seed and Plant Co, Catalogue 1941
HUNGARIA. Green foliage. Magnificent flowers of purest rose-pink with satiny sheen. 3 feet.
Allen's Nurseries, Ohio, USA. Catalog 1944
Hungaria (Pink).
Breck's Catalogue, 1945
Hungaria. La France pink, green foliage. 4 feet.
Burpee, USA, Catalog 1946
Hungaria. Deep rose-pink. 3½ ft.
Montgomery Ward, USA, Catalogue 1949
HUNGARIA. Low growing. Large rose-pink flowers, edged with cream.
Montgomery Ward, USA, Catalogue 1953
HUNGARIA. Large rose-pink blooms with cream edge. Good with perennials. Low growing.
Tropical Planting and Gardening, H.F. MacMillan, 5th Edition, 1954
Gladiolus flowered bright pink, free flowering, distinct.
Montgomery Ward, USA, Catalogue 1955
HUNGARIA. Large rose-pink blooms with cream edge. Good with perennials. Low growing.
Montgomery Ward, USA, Catalogue 1961
Large rose-pink blooms with cream edge contrasts stikingly with deep green foliage.
Montgomery Ward, USA, Catalogue 1964
Large rose-pink blooms with creamy edges.
Henry Field's Catalogue, 1969
HUNGARIA. Large rose-pink blooms with cream edge. This one grows 3.5 feet tall with green foliage. One of the best.
Hart Canna, 2000, Internet October 2000
Flowers pink. Leaves green. Tall.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) The large, rose-pink blooms of this cultivar are edged with cream. The leaves are green. It was raised by Árpád Mühle.
Podgora Gardens, Sonja Mrsich, North Island, New Zealand. Catalogue
Rose-pink flowers with a cream edge, foliage green. 80cm.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
Árpád Mühle; flowers pink, leaves green, height over 80 cm.