Canna 'Roma'

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Canna 'Roma'
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Genus Canna
Cultivar group Italian Group
Cultivar 'Roma'

Canna Italian Group 'Roma' is a tall aquatic Italian Group cultivar, equally at home as a water marginal or in the border; large green foliage, oval shaped, white margin, upright habit; round stems, coloured green & purple; flowers are open, yellow with orange blotches, throat red-orange, staminodes are large, edges lightly frilled, stamen is orange-red, petals red, fully self-cleaning; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are long and thin, coloured white and pink; tillering is prolific. Introduced by C. Sprenger, Dammann & Co., Naples, Italy, EU in 1898.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • Canna 'Cattleya' - sometime used as a synonym for Canna 'Italia' as well.
  • Canna 'Florence Vaughan' - this name belongs to a totally different Crozy Group cultivar.
  • Canna 'Golden Eagle'
  • Canna 'Heinrich Seidel' - this name belongs to a totally different cultivar.
  • Canna 'Jennifer'
  • Canna 'Madame Crozy' - this name belongs to a totally different Crozy Group cultivar.
  • Canna 'Mrs Cozy'
  • Canna 'Orange Humbert'
  • Canna 'Orange King Humbert'
  • Canna 'Papillon'
  • Canna 'Sunburst'
  • Canna 'Yellow King Humbert' - this name belongs to a totally different cultivar.

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References[edit]

  • Revue Horticole, André, 1898, Trois Nouveaux Cannas Italiens