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A. Eisenbarth

Canna ‘A. Eisenbarth’

Canna ‘A. Eisenbarth’

Synonym(s) : A. Gauthier
Group(s): Crozy Group, Heritage Group

Height: Small, under 1m
Flower: Pink
Blooming: Good bloomer
Period: Early summer until frosts
Foliage: Green
Form: Spreading
Tillering: Slow

Origin: PFITZER Wilhelm
Breeding: C. ‘Madame Crozy’ x C. ‘Barrone Renwardy’
Availability: Specialist growers

Introduced by Wilhelm Pfitzer Nursery, Germany, Canna (Balisier) ‘A. Eisenbarth’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, elliptical shaped, acute apex, transparent margin, spreading habit; round main stems, coloured green; triangular flower stalks, coloured green; clusters of flowers are open, self-coloured pink, throat lemon, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, labellum is coral-pink tinged with lemon, stamen is pink with lemon blotches, style is pink, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer, flowers in early summer until frosts, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is slow.

Canna ‘A. Eisenbarth’ is available from specialist growers; breeding is C. ‘Madame Crozy’ x C. ‘Barrone Renwardy’.

A pleasant cultivar, still found in a few private collections.Thor Dalebø

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