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Salmon Pink

Canna ‘Salmon Pink’

syns Pfitzer’s Salmon Pink, Pfitzer’s Rose Coral, Pfitzer’s Salmon, Pfitzers Salmon Pink
(Crozy Group)

Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Height Small
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Pink
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Salmon Pink’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, large, oval shaped, branching habit; round main stems, coloured green; triangular flower stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured salmon, throat yellow, staminodes are medium size, edges ruffled, labellum is salmon, stamen is yellow with salmon markings, style is yellow, petals red, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is average.

Henry Field's Catalogue, 1969
SALMON PINK. Husky plants with gorgeous salmon blooms. Dark green leaves.
Canna Handbook, Keith Hayward. Edition 1.06. © September 2000
W Pfitzer. The flower is large, and more pale pink than salmon, with the lower petal more yellowish. Green foliage. Fairly tall plant, to 1·5m.
Hart Canna, 2000, Internet October 2000
Salmon Pink (2)
Flowers azalea-pink, shaded shell pink. Leaves green. Medium height.
Rivendell Botanic Garden, List January 2001
Watermelon pink flowers, reddish green leaves. Dwarf. Possibly the same as ‘Pfizer’s Salmon Pink’ (Ian Cooke considers this to be ‘Pink Futurity’).
French Grown Stock
0.75m. Green foliage. Soft rose coloured flowers.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Karchesky and Harris 2006
Large soft salmon pink flowers with yellow at the throat. Large green leaves and compact habit. Shorter height.