Canna 'Madame Crozy'

Canna ‘Madame Crozy’

Canna ‘Madame Crozy’ is a cultivar of average size from the Crozy group with deep red flowers, trimmed with a gold rim. The leaves are large and green with a white border.

The rhizome is quite thick (3 cm), coloured purple.

This cultivar was developed in 1890 Pierre Antoine Marie Crozy and named in honour of his wife.

Synonyms:

Canna ‘Mrs Crozy’, Canna ‘Mrs Croky’

Origin:

Cultivar developed by A. Crozy in 1890 in Lyon (France)

Use:

Ornamental

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7, -15 °C

Soil:

Fertile and moist but well drained

Height:

Medium

Propagation:

Division of the rhizome

Exposure:

Sun

Care:

  • plenty of water during the summer
  • does not tolerate drought
  • fertilize monthly during the growing period
  • division of rhizome: in March
  • remove the faded flowers to encourage further blooming
  • can be grown near a pond, in pots or in the ground

Image sources

  • Canna Madame Crozy: Claines Canna

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