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La Bohème

Canna ‘La Bohème’

(Crozy Group)

Origin Howard & Smith
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Pink
Blooming Good bloomer
Tillering Slow

Canna ‘La Bohème’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, elliptical shaped, branching habit; spikes of flowers are open, peach tinged with pearl, staminodes are medium size, edges frilled, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, good 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 slow.

Canna ‘La Bohème’
References
David Clulow
Cannas for the Florida Landscape, by B. Tjia and R. J. Black, 1990
The Opera Series, La Boheme, peach-pink.
Brockings Exotics Catalogue, 1997
Dwarf, small cerise flowers with yellow picotee. (Probably ‘Journey’s End’)
Canna Handbook, Keith Hayward. Edition 1.06. © September 2000
Flowers pale peach. Leaves green. Tall.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) The large flowers are very frilly and ruffled. Soft peach tints are overlaid with pearl and subtle hints of yellow in the throat. This is really the Prima Donna of this theatrical series!
Aloha Tropicals, Internet October, 2001
Creamy pink to salmon large flowered variety produces abundantly on this medium growing canna. Makes a wonderful centre piece for the garden. $8.95
Podgora Gardens, Sonja Mrsich, North Island, New Zealand. Catalogue
Clear salmon-pink, edged light gold. 120cm.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
Wayside Gardens; flowers soft peach overlaid with pearl tints, leaves green, height over 80 cm.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: Flowers soft peach overlaid with pearl. The large flowers are very frilly and ruffled. Green, large leaves complete the repertoire.
One of the Opera series of Canna bred by Howard and Smith Nursery of Los Angeles, USA in the 1930’s.
Size: Medium
Flower: Flowers soft peach overlaid with pearl. The large flowers are very frilly and ruffled.
Foliage: Green leaves.
Origin: One of the Opera series of Canna bred by Howard and Smith Nursery of Los Angeles, USA in the 1930’s.