Thor Dalebö.

Nepalensis grandiflora

Canna ‘Nepalensis grandiflora’

syn Summer Joy
(Foliage Group)

Origin CROZY Antoine
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Upright
Flower Multi-coloured
Blooming Good bloomer
Tillering Slow

Canna ‘Nepalensis grandiflora’ is a medium sized Foliage Group cultivar; glaucous green foliage, lanceolate shaped, upright habit; round main stems, coloured green; half-round flower stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are erect, orange-yellow with red spots, staminodes are narrow, edges regular, petals green, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are long and thin, coloured white and pink; tillering is slow.

This is the first Canna cultivar released by Antoine Crozy, and so has an important place in the history of Cannas.

Canna ‘Nepalensis Grandiflora’
Subtropical Gardening - Robinson 1868
Has the same habit and foliage as the type (C. nepalensis), but is a dwarfer variety with better-shaped flowers of a sulphur-yellow, sometimes dotted with red.