Origin Thor Dalebø
Parentage Canna ‘Auguste Ferrier’ x C. ‘Theresa Blakey’
Blooming Outstanding bloomer
Flowering June/July/August/September/October/Until frosts
Availability Specialist growers only
Canna ‘Admiration’ is a medium sized Premier Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, ovoid shaped, acute apex, maroon margin, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured purple + farina; triangular flower stalks, coloured purple; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured apricot, staminodes are large, edges irregular, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, flowers in 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 and pink; tillering is prolific.