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Iridiflora Rubra

Canna ‘Iridiflora Rubra’

Origin ANNÉE Théodore
Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Iridiflora Rubra’ is a medium sized cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, large, ovoid shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured purple; triangular flower stems, coloured purple; spikes of flowers are erect, self-coloured orange-purple, staminodes are long and narrow, edges regular, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not true to type, self-pollinating, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured purple; tillering is average.

Le Canna, E. Chaté et fils, 1867
Subtropical Gardening - Robinson 1868
Stems brown, 3¼ ft. to nearly 5 ft. high. Leaves deep green shaded with dark red, and with a narrow dark purplish-red margin. Flowers large, purplish-red. This variety is not so tender as the preceding one.