canna with the blue-est foliage...?

ccckoball(z 8)April 15, 2009

And the winner goes to......?????

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canna2grow

To my knowledge, there are no cannas with blue foliage or flowers! Cannas may have green, bronze (red) or a combination to the two but not blue. Occasionally someone will describe a canna leaf as being blue-green or even a bronze leaf with pigmentation interspersed with green as being a blue hue but in reality this does not hold up to a color spectrometers criteria for blue.
To date, blue has not been reveled in cannas. I think we are only hoping and wishing.
Regards,
Kent

    Bookmark   April 15, 2009 at 8:13PM
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ccckoball(z 8)

so....how about the most Glaucous foliage?

    Bookmark   April 16, 2009 at 12:31AM
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canna2grow

Botany: Covered with a grayish, bluish, or whitish waxy coating or bloom that is easily rubbed off: glaucous leaves

    Bookmark   April 16, 2009 at 2:49AM
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ccckoball(z 8)

canna2grow: are you saying that Botany is the name of a hybrid, or was that just for the definition?

    Bookmark   April 16, 2009 at 6:08PM
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Boca_Joe(zone 7A)

Canna glauca
Canna Erebus
Canna Panache

all have nice bluegreen leaves

Canna Intrigue and deep purple blue leaves

Boca Joe

    Bookmark   April 18, 2009 at 10:13PM
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ccckoball(z 8)

Thanks Joe; will do!

    Bookmark   April 23, 2009 at 3:21PM
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