Marcelle Shappard

Zulu Rouge

Canna ‘Zulu Rouge’
(Crozy Group)

ORIGIN M. Sheppard
PARENTAGE An open cross of CannaRosever
HEIGHT Small, under 1 metre
FORM Spreading
FLOWERING Average bloomer

Canna ‘Zulu Rouge’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; purple foliage, ovoid shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; panicles of flowers are open, self-coloured red, staminodes are large, edges irregular, fully self-cleaning, average bloomer, 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 purple; tillering is average.

Canna ‘Zulu Rouge’ Marcelle Shappard

Our earliest reference to this specimen is Yahoo cannasr4u group, Johnny K. Johnson group of friends..