Canna ‘Königen Charlotte’
Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Awards RHS Award of Merit in 1893
Canna ‘Königen Charlotte’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, orient-red with a wide canary-yellow margin, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals purple, 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 purple; tillering is average.
This old favourite has been delighting garden lovers for over 100 years, and it’s continual vigour and energy means that it looks like it will be popular for the next 100 years as well. This is a good choice for those wanting just a few specimens to liven up a dull border.