Marcelle Sheppard

Lunar Light

Canna ‘Lunar Light’

(Crozy Group)

Origin SHEPPARD Marcelle
Parentage CannaPercy Lancaster’ x open
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Yellow
Blooming Average bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Lunar Light’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; flowers are open, self-coloured lemon, staminodes are large, edges lightly frilled, petals green, fully self-cleaning, average 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; tillering is average.

Canna ‘Lunar Light’ Marcelle Sheppard
Kelly's Plant World, California, USA. 1989
Flowers lemon-lime, yellow. Foliage green. Height 3-5 ft.
Correspondance 2006
Seed parent is C. ‘Color Clown’ [ed. C. ‘Percy Lancaster’] Gold Mine did not have spots-just a pretty color that didn’t fade. I hate for them to bleach out and this one and Lunar Light which I still have do not.