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Canna ‘Kronos’

(Italian Group)

Origin SPRENGER Karl, Italy
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Multi-coloured
Blooming Good bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Kronos’ is a medium sized Italian Group cultivar; green foliage, elliptical shaped, green margin, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured green; triangular flower stems, coloured green; flowers are open, yellow with orange spots, staminodes are large, edges irregular, petals green, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is average.

Featured in 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley, without award.
Kronos in Greek history, the Titan; father of the Olympians.

RHS Journal of 1907-8
RHS Journal of 1908-9
Featured in 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley.
Orchid-flowered, classified under green foliage and flowers yellow, marked with red.
Tropical Plants and Gardening, H.F. MacMillan, 1935
Orange and yellow, orchid flowered.
Tropical Planting and Gardening, H.F. MacMillan, 5th Edition, 1954
Orchid-flowered orange and yellow