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Canna ‘Pandora’

(Italian Group)

Origin SPRENGER Karl
Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Spreading
Flower Red
Blooming Good bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Pandora’ is a medium sized Italian Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, ovoid shaped, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured purple; clusters of flowers are open, orange-red with a narrow yellow margin, staminodes are large, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink and purple; tillering is average.

Canna ‘Padora’ Image courtesy of Wood-Eden Day Lilies and Cannas
RHS Journal of 1897-8
Railton & Co., Australia, 1900-1903
Enormous flowers of a glowing fiery red, dark outside, the borders of the inside are gold flamed, metallic purple foliage; exceedingly beautiful. 1/6 each
RHS Journal of 1907-8
RHS Journal of 1908-9
Featured in 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley.
Orchid-flowered, dark foliage and flowers orange-red.
Cassells Dictionary of Practical Gardening, Walter P. Wright, 1910
Italian, or Orchid-like red and gold flower with purple and green foliage.
Vicki Stall, Queensland, Australia. Catalogue.
Bright red, gold rim and throat. Medium height.