Origin DALEBÖ Thor
Parentage Canna ‘Oiseau de Feu’ x Canna ‘Falstaff’
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Canna ‘Preference’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, transparent margin, upright habit; oval main stems, coloured green; triangular flower stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are erect, self-coloured orange-red, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, labellum is orange-red, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not true to type, self-pollinating, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and purple; tillering is prolific.
The flower has an orchid-like shape, with a curled lip and is like a giant species-type flower, rather than the normal, open Crozy floriferous type.