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Le Vesuve

Canna ‘Le Vesuve’

syn Vesuvius
(Italian Group)

Origin SPRENGER Karl
Height Tall
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Late bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Le Vesuve’ is a tall Italian Group cultivar; green foliage, elliptical shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; round main stems, coloured green; clusters of flowers are open, self-coloured red, staminodes are large, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, late bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured purple; tillering is average.

References
Hart Canna, 2000, Internet October 2000
Flowers red. Leaves green. Tall.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
Vesuvius’ is a synonym
Karl Sprenger; flowers red, leaves green, height over 80 cm.