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Whithelm Pride

Whithelm Pride

Canna ‘Whithelm Pride’

syn Whitham Pride
(Premier Group)

Origin Agrexco
Height Small
Foliage Dark
Form Branching
Flower Pink
Blooming Good bloomer
Flowering June/July/August/September/October/Until frosts
Tillering Slow
Awards RHS AGM after 2002 Canna Trials

Canna ‘Whithelm Pride’ is a small Premier Group cultivar; dark foliage, maroon margin, branching habit; flowers are open, self-coloured salmon, staminodes are medium size, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, flowers in mid-June 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 white; tillering is slow.

Canna ‘Withelm Pride’
Royal Horticultural Society, England – Canna Trial 2002
AGM after trial at Wisley 2002 from Agrexco.
Hart Canna, 2003, Internet January 2003
Dark green foliage flushed reddish at the edges and veins, and accentuated by red centre rib and red stem. Flowers which are an unusual shade of russet/pink. Exceptional for both foliage and flower and well deserves its RHS 2002 AGM Award. £8.00 for pack of 3 rhizomes.
Claines Canna Collection 2006
Summary: Salmon-pink flowers on purple stems, held above dark, bronzed leaves.
Size: 80-100cm (2’7″-3’3″) A spreading clump with upright stems and leaves.
Flower: The broad staminodes and the labellum are pink (52D), with deeper pink (52C), flushing apricot(32C) as flower ages; stigma orange-peach; stamen peach with some yellow; petals copper. Start of flowering mid-June.
Foliage: Bronze leaves.
Origin: Hybridiser was Agrexco.
Awards: 2002, ‘Award of Garden Merit’ in the RHS trials held at Wisley.