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Canna ‘Südfunk’

(Crozy Group)

Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Height Small
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Average bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Südfunk’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; dark foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; triangular main stems, coloured purple; flowers are open, self-coloured orange-red, staminodes are medium size, fully self-cleaning, average bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules ellipsoid; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured purple; tillering is average.

Canna ‘Südfunk’
David Clulow
(Southern Wireless)
Canna Handbook, Keith Hayward. Edition 1.06. © September 2000
W Pfitzer 1930. Well-shaped bushy flowers which are a gaudy orange/red. Bronze foliage. Very floriferous and early to flower. Short bushy plant. Flowers at about 40cm and grows to about 80cm.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(S) Large, gaudy orange-red flowers over bronze foliage. This Canna is early and free flowering. Its compact habit makes it good for planters. Raised by Wilhelm Pfitzer in 1930. Not readily available.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
W. Pfitzer, 1930; flowers orange-red, leaves brown, height up to 80 cm.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: A real showman, bronze, almost brown, foliage with large, gaudy orange-red flowers.
Size: Compact habit. Flowers at 40cm and grows up to 80cm.
Flower: Large, gaudy orange-red flowers. Flowered in Claines 6th June 2003. Very free-flowering.
Foliage: Bronze, almost brown, foliage.
Origin: Hybridised by Wilhelm Pfitzer, Germany, EU, in 1930.