Canna ‘Jessie Dalebö’ is a small Crozy Group cultivar; bronze foliage, oval shaped, upright habit; oval main stems, coloured purple with white farina; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured red, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, labellum is occasionally marked with saffron-yellow, petals purple, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer, 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 pink and purple; tillering is average.
Introduced by Thor Dalebö, Claines Canna Collection, Lower Normandy, France. in 2003, and named for his mother. Flowers continuously in Normandy from late June until the first frosts. The breeding is C. ‘Red Futurity’ x open