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Canna ‘Nero’

(Italian Group)

Height Tall
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Orange
Blooming Average bloomer
Tillering Prolific

Canna ‘Nero’ is a tall Italian Group cultivar; bronze foliage, large, oval shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; round main stems, coloured purple; triangular flower stems, coloured purple; clusters of flowers are open, self-coloured orange, staminodes are large, edges lightly frilled, petals red, fully self-cleaning, average bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured purple; tillering is prolific.

Tropical Plants and Gardening, H.F. MacMillan, 1935
Fls large, bright orange-crimson, lvs large, dark bronze broad-pointed and striated, very handsome.
Tropical Planting and Gardening, H.F. MacMillan, 5th Edition, 1954
Flowers large, bright orange-crimson, leaves large, dark bronze, broad-pointed and striated, very handsome.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: Very tall, striking plant with orange flowers and dark bronze foliage.
Size: Very tall
Flower: Tangerine orange
Foliage: Dark bronze
Origin: Very similar to ‘Wyoming’