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Trinacria

Canna ‘Trinacria’

(Italian Group)

Origin SPRENGER Karl
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Yellow
Blooming Early bloomer
Tillering Average

Canna ‘Trinacria’ is a medium sized Italian Group cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, branching habit; clusters of flowers are open, self-coloured yellow, throat yellow and amber, staminodes are large, edges irregular, partial self-cleaning, early 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 average.

Nurserymen folklore has it that this is the cultivar that mutated on a long sea voyage to Thailand into C. ‘Trinacria Variegata’, or ‘Striped Beauty’ as it is more commonly known.

Canna ‘Trinacria’
References
RHS Journal of 1908-9
Trinacria (Dam.) Height of 150 cm. Leaves lively green, flowers numerously largely, sulfur-yellow, soon fading.