Brian Williams

Kentucky Copperhead

Canna ‘Kentucky Copperhead’

(Foliage Group)

Origin WILLIAMS Brian, USA
Height Tall
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Orange
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Kentucky Copperhead’ is a tall Foliage Group cultivar; dark foliage, very large, broadly oblong shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured light orange turning to pink with ageing, staminodes are small, edges regular, petals red, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules subglobose; rhizomes are tuber-like groups, coloured pink and purple; tillering is average.

Photographs courtesy of Brian Williams
Canna News, 2005
A tall grower to about 8 ft with very large dark maroon leaves. The flowers are small but flowers in clusters. The flowers range from pink to peach and orange.