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Canna ‘Paprika’

(Foliage Group)

Height Tall
Foliage Dark
Form Spreading
Flower Red
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Prolific

Canna ‘Paprika’ is a tall Foliage Group cultivar; dark foliage, large, oval shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured green + purple; triangular flower stems, coloured green + purple; spikes of flowers are erect, self-coloured paprika red, staminodes are long and narrow, edges regular, petals red, partial self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not true to type, self-pollinating, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 7 cm in diameter, coloured purple; tillering is prolific.

Canna ‘Paprika’
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: Large dark leaves with small orchid-like paprika red flowers.
Size: Medium
Flower: Smallish paprika red flowers.
Foliage: Large dark maroon/purple leaves with a green cast in centre of leaf.
Karchesky and Harris 2006
Smallish paprika red flowers. Large dark maroon/purple leaves with a green cast in center of leaf. Medium/tall height.