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Canna ‘Ingeborg’

syns Golden Vein, Golden Vine
(Crozy Group)

Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Spreading
Flower Orange
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Prolific
Awards 2002 Award of Garden Merit (AGM) at the RHS Outdoor Canna Trials.

Canna ‘Ingeborg’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; dark foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured purple; flowers are self-coloured orange (RHS 28A), edges regular, style is orange-red, 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 pink and purple; tillering is prolific.

Canna ‘Ingeborg’
Canna Handbook, Keith Hayward. Edition 1.06. © September 2000
The flowers are pale orange with narrowish spread petals. Leaves are a matt pewter colour, with a slight twist. Medium height, up to about 1·5m.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) An old cultivar with apricot-orange, iris-like flowers. The wavy, bronze foliage has an alluring waxy finish. Raised by Wilhelm Pfitzer in 1916.
Royal Horticultural Society, England – Canna Trial 2002
AGM after trial at Wisley 200225 from Hart Cannas.
Bronze foliage & orange flowers similar to ‘Verdi’ but a little paler.
Brent & Becky’s Bulbs, Summer 2002, Internet
A smooth blending of red, orange and yellow flowers with grey/green leaves with lots of brown/red veins, giving it the appearance of being very dark; 3-4 ft. 5 for $7, 25 for $25
French Grown Stock
Height 1m. Bronze foliage. Orange flowers.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
W. Pfitzer, 1916; flowers persimmon-orange (RHS 28A), petals with various shadings, leaves brown, height over 80 cm.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: Raised by Pfitzer in 1916 and been a gardeners favourite ever since. Medium height clump of wavy bronze foliage with an alluring waxy finish, atop are an abundance of apricot-orange, iris-like blooms.