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Orange Julius

Canna ‘Orange Julius’

(Italian Group)

Height Small
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Orange
Blooming Low bloomer
Tillering Slow

Canna ‘Orange Julius’ is a small Italian Group cultivar; dark foliage, large, oval shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured purple + farina; triangular flower stems, coloured purple + farina; clusters of flowers are open, self-coloured orange, staminodes are large, edges lightly frilled, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, low 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 slow.

At times, looks like a smaller version of C. ‘Wyoming’, however that is orange with red markings and variations, whereas this is orange with golden-yellow tendencies.

Courtesy of Alice Harris
Karchesky and Harris 2006
Large rich coloured flowers in intense shades of gold and orange. Deep purple over olive foliage. Deep purple stems, bud stems, and buds with a white farina. Shorter medium height.