Canna Charming is a medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, large, oblong shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; oval main stems, coloured green + purple; triangular flower stems, coloured green + purple; clusters of flowers are open, gold with a deep-pink blush, staminodes are large, edges irregular, petals red, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, blooms open in the early morning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and purple; tillering is average.
Introduced by Thor Dalebö, Claines Canna Collection, Lower Normandy, France. in 2008. The breeding is C. ‘J.D. Cabos’ x open