Canna ‘Singapore Girl’ is a medium sized Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, very large, broadly oblong shaped, spreading habit; clusters of flowers are open, apricot-orange and orange-yellow, staminodes are large, edges ruffled, petals green, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is slow.
Very large bi-coloured orange flowers which are carried on long stems well above the foliage. Rampant fleshy green foliage with red stem-nodes. Very tall, well over 2m.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(T) This is a colossal plant with gigantic, green leaves. Massive gladiolus-like flowers are produced in two-tone ‘ice-lolly’ orange. Very upright, it is a vigorous grower, in a good summer reaching to over 2·1m (7ft). It is reasonably easy to obtain.
Summary: Gigantic green leaves with very large bi-coloured orange flowers carried on large stems well above the foliage. A tall architectural statement that makes a good centrepiece to borders.
Size: Very upright, it is a vigorous grower, in a good summer reaching to over 2·1m (7ft)
Flower: Very large bi-coloured orange flowers which are carried on long stems well above the foliage.
Foliage: Gigantic, green leaves
Rhizome: BPod: N Pollen: N
Karchesky and Harris 2006
Two-tone orange flowers held high above large-sized rich, green foliage. Staturesque and very lovely canna. Tall height.
A DISCUSSION ON ALL MATTERS RELATING TO THE CANNACEAE FAMILY; OF INTEREST TO GARDENERS, COLLECTORS, AND PROFESSIONALS ALIKE.