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Canna ‘Liervalii’

syn Red Bird
(Foliage Group)

Origin LIERVAL, France
Height Tall
Foliage Dark
Form Spreading
Flower Orange-red
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Prolific

Canna ‘Liervalii’ is a tall Foliage Group cultivar; purple foliage, oblong shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; round main stems, coloured purple; spikes of flowers are erect, self-coloured orange-red, staminodes are long and narrow, edges irregular, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not true to type, self-pollinating, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured purple; tillering is prolific.

Canna ‘Lierval’
Le Canna, E. Chaté et fils, 1867
Subtropical Gardening - Robinson 1868
Stems dark-red, 6½ ft. high. Leaves of the same colour, rayed with purple. Flowers orange-red. Rootstocks dark red, conical.