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Zulu Queen

Canna ‘Zulu Queen’

(Crozy Group)
Zulu Series

Origin SHEPPARD Marcelle
Parentage Canna ‘Confettii’ x open
Height Medium
Foliage Dark
Form Spreading
Flower Pink
Blooming Good bloomer
Flowering July/August/September/October/Until frosts
Tillering Good

Canna ‘Zulu Queen’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; dark foliage, large, elliptical shaped, acute apex, maroon margin, spreading habit; oval main stems, coloured purple + farina; round flower stalks, coloured purple + farina; clusters of flowers are open, self-coloured pink, staminodes are medium size, edges lightly frilled, labellum is pink, petals purple with farina, 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 good.

References
Ian Cooke, The Gardeners Guide to Growing Cannas
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