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Canna ‘Tchad’

(Premier Group)

Origin PFITZER Wilhelm, 1930
Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Good bloomer
Flowering July/August/September/October/Until frosts
Tillering Slow

Canna ‘Tchad’ is a medium sized Premier Group cultivar; dark foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; flowers are open, self-coloured maroon, staminodes are large, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, flowers in July until frosts in northern temperate zone, 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 slow.

Canna ‘Tchad’
David Clulow
French Equatorial Africa, French Afriqure Équatoriale Française(AEF), collectively, four French territories in central Africa from 1910 to 1959. In 1960 the former territory of Ubangi-Shari (Oubangui-Chari), to which Chad (Tchad) had been attached in 1920, became the Central African Republic and the Republic of Chad
Canna Handbook, Keith Hayward. Edition 1.06. © September 2000
E Turc. Flowers glowing scarlet. Foliage bronze. Medium height.
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) There are two similar but distinct clones available under this name. Both have large, deep salmon-pink flowers and green leaves with purple tinges. One has a slightly darker rim to the edge of the flower and darker almost bronze foliage. The original one was raised by Wilhelm Pfitzer in 1930. It is impossible at this stage to say which is correct. Stocks of both types are generally available.
San Marcos Growers
Many flowers of brilliant red. Foliage sombre purple. 1·1m.
Ernest Turc, Angers, France (Translated from the French)
Many flowers of brilliant red. Foliage sombre purple. 1·1m.
Hart Canna, 2002, Internet January, 2002
Tall with bronze foliage. Large red flowers. This has proved very popular with our visitors. Of French origin, similar to ‘Black Knight’. £8.00 for 3 rhizomes.
French Grown Stock
1m. Purple foliage. Bright red flower.
KAVB International Canna Checklist, September 2004
E. Turc; flowers glowing scarlet, leaves brown, height over 80 cm.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: A modern garden treasure, with its large brown, almost bronze leaves crowned by flowers an unmatched dark-red, almost maroon.
Size: Medium
Flower: Red flowers. Late flowerer.
Foliage: Brown, almost bronze.
Origin: Registered by Wilhelm Pfitzer, Germany, EU, in 1930.