Marcelle Sheppard

Pretty Butterfly

Canna ‘Pretty Butterfly’

(Crozy Group)

Origin SHEPPARD Marcelle
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Outstanding bloomer

Canna ‘Pretty Butterfly’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; flowers are open, burnt-red with a narrow gold margin, throat gold with burnt-red spots, staminodes are large, edges lightly frilled, petals red with farina, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose.

The breeding of this cultivar is unknown, as it was raised from seed that was collected from one of Mrs Sheppard’s mixed flower beds.

Canna ‘Pretty Butterfly’ Marcelle Sheppard