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Mrs Alfred F. Conard

Canna ‘Mrs Alfred F. Conard’

syns Los Angeles, Miss Oklahoma, Mrs A. Conrad, Mrs Alfred Conard, Mrs Alfred Conrad, Mrs Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Pink President, President (Pink), Pride of Holland
(Premier Group)

Origin WINTZER Antoine
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Spreading
Flower Pink
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Mrs Alfred F. Conard’ is a medium sized Premier Group cultivar; dark green foliage, oblong shaped, white margin, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured green; flowers are open, self-coloured rose, throat rose, staminodes are medium size, fully self-cleaning, outstanding 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; tillering is average.

Conard & Jones Catalogue, 1915
Mrs Alfred F. Conard
The grandest pink canna ever introduced. See in colour on page 41.
Conard & Jones Catalogue, 1915
Mrs. Alfred F. Conard. The grandest pink Canna ever introduced.
Sonderegger Catalogue, 1929
MRS. ALFRED F. CONRAD. Rose-pink. 3-4 feet. The prettiest of all salmon or rose-pink Cannas. Many people say if they could have only one variety of Cannas, they would take Mrs A. F. Conrad. Green leaves, beautifully rounded petals and shaped flowers and of such good substance that they keep longer than most varieties, as cut flowers. Price: 30c each; 10 for $2.70, by paid parcel post.
Peter Henderson & Co, Catalogue 1937
Mrs Alfred F. Conard. It is unsurpassed for planting either singly or in large beds. Its exquisite pink flowers are of largest size. Height 4 feet. Green foliage. (See illustration.)
The I.W. Scott Co., Pittsburgh. PA, USA, Catalogue 1939
Rich salmon-pink flowers of great size and substance in enormous clusters. The finest bedding Canna of its color.
Burgess Seed and Plant Co, Catalogue 1939
MRS. A. F. C0NARD. Green foliage. Large salmon-pink flowers in immense clusters. 4 feet.
Burgess Seed and Plant Co, Catalogue 1941
MRS A.F. CONARD. Green foliage. Large salmon-pink flowers in immense clusters. 4 feet.
Garden Flowers in Color by Daniel J. Foley
Naughton Farms, Waxahachie, Texas, USA. Catalogue 1945
Supreme pink.
Burpee, USA, Catalog 1946
Mrs. Alfred Conard. Ezquisite shade of salmon-pink. Popular color. 4 ft.
The Popular Encyclopaedia of Gardening, H.H. Thomas and Gordon Forsyth, 1955
Cannas for the Florida Landscape, by B. Tjia and R. J. Black, 1990
Mrs Alfred F. Conrad, flowers salmon yellow, foliage green, height 4.0′ (120 cm)
Gardeners Chronicle of America
Mr. Wintzer is the originator, and the Conard & Jones Company the introducer of such varieties as ‘The President’, Mrs. Alfred F. Conard’, ‘City of Portland’, ‘American Beauty’, ‘Statue of Liberty’, Wintzer’s Colossal and of ‘Sears (?) Queen’, ‘Flag of Truce’ and a host of others