Thor Dalebö.

Mrs Kate Gray

Canna ‘Mrs Kate Gray’

syns Kate Gray, Miss Kate Gray, Queen Anne
(Italian Group)

Origin MORSE W.H.
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Upright
Flower Orange
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Prolific

Canna ‘Mrs Kate Gray’ is a medium sized Italian Group cultivar; green foliage, large, ovoid shaped, maroon margin, upright habit; triangular main stems, coloured green + purple; flowers are open, red-orange and burnt-red, staminodes are large, edges ruffled, petals red with farina, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are long and thin, coloured white and purple; tillering is prolific.

Canna ‘Mrs Kate Gray’
Conard & Jones Catalogue, 1915
Mrs. Kate Gray. 5 feet. Orange-scarlet, flaked golden vellow.
Hart Canna, 2000, Internet October 2000
Flowers reddish orange with darker margin. Leaves green. Tall.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
(‘Italia’ x ‘Madame Crozy’)
W.H. Morse 1898; flowers reddish orange with darker marking, sowithimes lightly edged with yellow, leaves green, height over 80 cm. (2n=18) A.M.-R.H.S. 1901