Canna 'R. Wallace'

Canna ‘R. Wallace’

Canna ‘R. Wallace’ is a cultivar of the Crozy group with yellow flowers speckled with pink and green foliage edged with a white line.

Its rhizome is quite thick (3 cm), coloured white and pink.

This cultivar was developed by the firm Wilhelm Pfitzer Fellbach (Germany) in 1907.

Synonyms:

Canna ‘Canary Bird’, Canna ‘R. Wallis’, Canna ‘Richard Wallace’
NB: often confused with Canna ‘Austria’

Origin:

Fellbach, Germany

Use:

Ornamental

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7, -15 °C

Soil:

Fertile, moist, well drained

Height:

120-180 cm

Propagation:

Division of rhizomes

Exposure:

Sun

Care:

  • water thoroughly during summer
  • does not resist drought
  • fertilize monthly during the growing period
  • division of rhizomes: in March
  • remove spent flowers to encourage continued flowering
  • can be grown at the edge of a pond, in pots or in the ground

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