Canna ‘Stadtrath Heidenreicht’
syn Stadtrat Heidenreich
Origin PFITZER Wilhelm
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
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
‘ 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 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 flowers.orange-scarlet, 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
Flowers orient-red with scarlet glow. Leaves brown. Tall.