Canna ‘Peach Surprise’
Origin DALEBÖ Thor,
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Canna ‘Peach Surprise’ is a miniature Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, white margin, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured green; triangular flower stems, coloured green; flowers are cupped, cream with a wide pale pink margin, throat cream, staminodes are medium size, edges ruffled, petals red, 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 white; tillering is average.
A true dwarf, 30cm (12″), with large green leaves crowned by peach flowers with a cream throat, with some gold markings. The flowers are peach in colour with cream in the throat, and the labellum has bold gold markings. On aging it turns to coral pink with a light cream throat.
The rear of the staminodes show more cream than peach, the reverse of the normally seen frontal view.