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Canna ‘Schwabenland’

(Crozy Group)

Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Height Tall
Foliage Dark
Form Spreading
Flower Red
Blooming Good bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Schwabenland’ is a tall Crozy Group cultivar; dark green and red variegated foliage, spreading habit; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured scarlet, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, petals red, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, 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 white and purple; tillering is average.

RHS Journal of 1907-8
RHS Journal of 1908-9
Featured in 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley.
Gladiolus-flowered, dark foliage and scarlet flowers.
Hart Canna, 2000, Internet October 2000
Flowers dull scarlet. Leaves brown. Tall.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
W. Pfitzer, 1906; flowers dull scarlet, leaves brown, height over 80 cm.