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J.B. van der Schoot

Canna ‘J.B. van der Schoot’

syn Dr van der Schoot
(Crozy Group)

Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Multi-coloured
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Average
Awards Awards: RHS Award of Merit 1907

Canna ‘J.B. van der Schoot’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured green; flowers are open, gold heavily spotted with deep-crimson, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is average.

Canna ‘J.B. van der Schoot’
RHS Award of Merit (Cannell, Dobbie 1907)
RHS Journal of 1907-8
RHS Journal of 1908-9
Featured in 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley.
Gladiolus-flowered, classified under green foliage and yellow flowers much spotted or marked with red.
The Garden for Expert and Amateur, Edited by E.T. Ellis, 1930
No description, just one of a list of recommended varieties.
RHS New Dictionary of Gardening, 1992
To 90cm; lvs yellow speckled red.
Hart Canna, 2000, Internet October 2000
Flowers lemon yellow, striped and spotted purple red. Leaves green Tall.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) Yet another Canna with yellow flowers, striped and spotted dark red within. The petals are distinctly ‘spooned’, giving it some individuality. It is another old cultivar raised by Wilhelm Pfitzer.
Podgora Gardens, Sonja Mrsich, North Island, New Zealand. Catalogue
Deep yellow with dark red spots. 100cm.
French Grown Stock
1m. Green foliage. Pale yellow flowers.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
J.B. v.d. Schoot’
W. Pfitzer, 1902; flowers lemon-yellow (RHS 14B), striped and spotted purple-red, leaves green, height over 80 cm. A.M.-R.H.S. 1907, A.M.-B.C. 1930
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: A medium sized heritage plant dating back 100 years, when it won the highest award the RHS offered at that time. Its green leaves are topped with yellow blooms, marked or spotted with red.