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Canna ‘Passionata’

(Foliage Group)

Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Upright
Flower Pink
Blooming Good bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Passionata’ is a medium sized Foliage Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, lanceolate shaped, maroon margin, upright habit; oval main stems, coloured purple; spikes of flowers are open, apricot and salmon, staminodes are narrow, edges irregular, petals purple, partial self-cleaning, good 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 pink and purple; tillering is average.

Canna ‘Passionata’
Canna Handbook, Keith Hayward. Edition 1.06. © September 2000
Tall slender plant with very small open flowers coloured apricot/pink. Foliage is green with some bronze on the leaf veins and the stems. The seed pods are dark red.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(T) Another plant grown primarily for its foliage having vigorous but narrow leaves of soft pewter-bronze. The blooms are delicate apricot. It is a good background plant and useful with the other small flowered Cannas. Introduced by Ian K. Cooke and probably only available in Britain.
Karchesky and Harris 2006
Smaller delicate pale apricot flowers held high above broad lance-shaped pewter bronze leaves. Slender structure. Tall height. Hummingbird attractive.