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Canna ‘Vesuv’

(Foliage Group)

Origin CROZY Antoine
Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Branching
Flower Multi-coloured
Blooming Good bloomer
Flowering July/August/September/October/Until frosts
Tillering Prolific

Canna ‘Vesuv’ is a medium sized Foliage Group cultivar; light green foliage, ovoid shaped, white margin, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are erect, red and orange, staminodes are long and narrow, 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 globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink and purple; tillering is prolific.

Really looks like a volcano in full flight. Although primarily a foliage plant this one has very special flowers as well.

Canna ‘Vesuv’
Wilhelm Pfitzer Catalogue, 1890
Crozy cannas, 1884-1886
Medium. Leaves green, flowers fiery scarlet.