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Stadtrath Heidenreicht

Canna ‘Stadtrath Heidenreicht’

syn Stadtrat Heidenreich
(Crozy Group)

Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Tillering Average
Awards Award of Merit, RHS, 1897

Canna ‘Stadtrath Heidenreicht’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; dark foliage, elliptical shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured purple; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured orient-red, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals purple, fully self-cleaning, outstanding 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 purple; tillering is average.

RHS Journal of 1897-8
Award of Merit to Canna ‘ Stadtrath Heidenreict ‘ (votes, unanimous), from Mr. Pfitzer, Stuttgart. Vigorous grower, with bronze-green foliage. Rich orange scarlet-flowers borne on long spikes.
RHS Journal of 1898-9
RHS Journal of 1907-8
182. Stadtrath Heidenreich (Dammann, Dobbie, Froebel), A.M. 1897. — G.
Glowing orange-scarlet with a little yellow at the throat ; truss large, loose ; flowers large, broad-petalled, smooth ; foliage dark, handsome, very glaucous ; 3½ feet.
RHS Journal of 1908-9
Featured in 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley.
Gladiolus-flowered, green foliage and, scarlet.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
W. Pfitzer 1897; flowers orient-red (RHS 42A), with scarlet glow, leaves brown, height over 80 cm. A.M.-R.H.S. 1897
Hart Canna, 2001, Internet
Flowers orient-red with scarlet glow. Leaves brown. Tall.