ⓘ Canna 'Phasion'

                                     

ⓘ Canna Phasion

Canna Phasion is a medium sized Italian Group cultivar, green, bronze and pink variegated foliage, ovoid shaped, branching habit, oval stems, coloured red, clusters of flowers are open, tangerine-orange and burnt-red, staminodes are large, edges frilled, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning, seed is sterile, pollen is sterile, rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and purple, tillering is average. Originally a spontaneous mutation, probably of Canna Wyoming, as it has been known to revert its foliage colour to that identical to that old cultivar. Sold in the US and elsewhere as Canna Tropicanna®, it was protected under US Plant Patent #10.569. Because the patent was issue on 1998-08-25, it has now expired and propagation is now allowed. The plant can be sold under its cultivar name Phasion.