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Red Wine

Canna ‘Red Wine’

(Crozy Group)

Origin Quality Gladiolus Gardens
Height Medium
Form Spreading
Flower Red
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Red Wine’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; dark, burgundy coloured foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured purple; flowers are open, self-coloured wine-red, throat slightly lighter, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, 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 purple; tillering is average.

Prolific blooms of wine-red colouring, paler in throat, surmounting rich burgundy-green foliage. A cultivar that has garnered a lot of well-deserved praise over the years.

Canna ‘Red Wine’
Stokes Tropicals Catalog, Louisiana Internet October, 2000
A new seedling variety that is one of the most outstanding looking Cannas ever. It has luscious red flowers on red wine-colored foliage. Plant is short 2·5 to 3 feet and is very floriferous. A dynamite new Canna. If you could have only one Canna, this might just be the one.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) The rich burgundy coloured foliage of this cultivar is one of its main features. This is topped by large, wine-red flowers, which are copiously produced. It has good self-cleaning habit. Raised by Kent Kelly.
Rivendell Botanic Garden, List January 2001
Red flowers, red leaves.
Burgundy foliage covered with profuse clusters of dark red blooms. Grows in the 3 feet range and is very prolific. Good self-cleaning habits.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: Prolific blooms of wine-red colouring surmounting rich burgundy-green foliage.
Size: Medium
Flower: Wine-red flowers that pale towards the centre.
Foliage: Burgundy green
Origin: Hybridised by Kent Kelly of Quality Gladiolus Nursery, Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA.