Species Canna glauca var. glauca L.


A medium sized aquatic species, equally at home as a water marginal or in the border; glaucous green foliage, lanceolate shaped, upright habit; oval stems, coloured green; flowers are open, self-coloured pale yellow, staminodes are long and narrow, edges regular, petals green, fully self-cleaning; fertile both ways, self-pollinating and also true to type; rhizomes are long and thin, coloured white; tillering is prolific.

Introduced by Carl Linnaeus, abbreviated to L.

Synonyms: C. angustifolia L., C. elegans Raf., C. glauca, C. hassleriana Kraenzl., C. liturata Link ex A.Dietr., C. ‘Louisiana canna’, C. Mexican canna, C. mexicanna A.Dietr., C. nepalensis D.Dietr., C. pedicellata C.Presl., C. pruinosa Hoffmanns., Verz. Pfl.-Kult., C. schlectendaliana Bouché, C. siamensis Kraenzl., C. stolonifera D.Dietr., C. stricta Bouché

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