Thor Dalebö.

New Sensation

Canna ‘New Sensation’
(Crozy Group)

ORIGIN SHEPPARD Marcelle. 1987
HEIGHT Medium, 1-2 metres
FORM Spreading
FLOWERING Outstanding bloomer

Canna ‘New Sensation’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, ovoid shaped, spreading habit; triangular stems, coloured green; panicles of flowers are open, self-coloured burnt-red, staminodes are large, edges lightly frilled, labellum is burnt-red speckled with gold, stamen is burnt-red rayed with gold, petals purple, 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 purple.

Our earliest reference to this specimen is correspondence 2006, when we established that  it was grown out from seed purchased from Parkes as ‘Opera Seeds’.

Canna ‘New Sensation’ Marcelle Sheppard