Canna Assaut


Canna ‘Assaut’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar with bronze foliage and spikes of flowers that are open, self-coloured scarlet.

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Canna ‘Assaut’ is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; bronze foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; round main stems, coloured purple; triangular flower stems, coloured purple; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured scarlet, staminodes are large, edges regular, petals purple, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; seed is fertile, pollen is low fertile, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose.

Introduced by Vilmorin-Andrieux in 1921.

Grown especially for its distinctive bronze foliage at Kew Gardens, where it is usually placed by the doors of the glass houses.

Synonyms: C. Assault, C. Black Night, C. Black Velvet, C. Hercule, C. La Fayette, C. Lafayette, C. Vainquer, C. Vainqueur, C. Vorwärts, C. Vorwörts

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