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White Princess

Canna ‘White Princess’

(Premier Group)

Height Medium
Foliage Green
Form Spreading
Flower White
Blooming Good bloomer
Flowering July/August/September/October/Until frosts
Tillering Average

Canna ‘White Princess’ is a medium sized Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; round main stems, coloured green; flowers are open, self-coloured white, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, flowers in July until frosts in northern temperate zone, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not known if true to type, not self-pollinating, capsules subglobose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is average.

This is the only white Premier Group canna, and as it is fertile there are excellent breeding opportunities available, both as seed and pollen parent. 

Canna ‘White Princess’
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: A white that we are growing this year for the first time. Imported from India.
Size: Medium
Flower: Purest white.
Foliage: Green
Origin: From India, possibly hybridised by S. Percy-Lancaster and is one of his ‘Alipore’ cannas.