Marcelle Sheppard

New Day

Canna ‘New Day’

(Crozy Group)

Origin SHEPPARD Marcelle
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Multi-coloured
Blooming Average bloomer
Tillering Slow

Canna ‘New Day’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured green; flowers are open, pink with a narrow yellow margin, throat yellow with pink spots, staminodes are large, edges irregular, petals red, 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, coloured white and pink; tillering is slow.

Canna ‘New Day’ Marcelle Sheppard
Correspondence with Editor,  2006
C. ‘New Day’
Grown out from seed purchased from Parks as ‘Opera Seeds’