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Canna ‘Vermilion’

(Crozy Group)

Origin Quality Gladiolus Gardens
Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Red
Blooming Good bloomer
Flowering July/August/September/October/Until frosts

Canna ‘Vermilion’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; bronze foliage, oval shaped, acute apex, branching habit; round main stems, coloured purple; clusters of flowers are open, self-coloured vermilion, staminodes are medium size, edges lightly frilled, stamen is flecked with gold, style is red, petals red, 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 round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and purple.

Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
(M) The vivid orange-red flowers are reminiscent of ‘Verdi’, and it also has bronze foliage. One more from the stable of Kent Kelly. Not as yet widely available.
(M) Deep tangerine-red, iris-shaped flowers, bronze foliage.4B
Bronze foliage plant with red-orange blooms. Striking colour contrast. Grows to around 2·5 to 3 feet.
Claines Canna Collection
Medium. Dark foliage. Orange-red flowers.