Welcome to Karchesky Canna Blog

We grow our cannas cold climate Pennsylvania USA zone 6/5 at a higher elevation and where winters are cold but summers can be quite warm. Cannas grow very well here from May through October until frost takes them around Halloween.
Our naturally rich Appalachian soil well amended with organic compost and our area's warm sultry summers lend to excellent yields each season.

Cannas are tropical plants that can be grown very well in many non-tropical parts of the world. Cannas are grown in summer in every state of the USA with their unsurpassed beauty enjoyed in both warm and cooler climates.

Our Canna Blog features our own gorgeous cannas
as well as many older and heirloom varieties we also grow.

At the bottom of each page click 'Older' Posts' to go to the next page and scroll down to see them all.
Enjoy the cannas!!

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Our Current Growing Collection

Enjoy your stroll through our cannas!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

canna 'Lunar Light'

Canna 'Lunar Light' has large blooms in an unusual striking shade of yellow. Larger size apple green leaves. Very bright and very pretty. Medium height to about 5'
Hybridizer: Marcelle Shepphard, USA

Thursday, October 21, 2010

canna 'Black Jaspar'

Canna 'Black Jaspar' offers large deep red blooms held above large dark spooned leaves with red purple midribs. Medium height to about 40". Very showy and pretty canna :)
Hybridizer: Alice Harris, USA 2011

canna 'Futurity Rose'

Gorgeous canna 'Futurity Rose'. One of the all time beauties. Deep rose pink blooms above dark spooned leaves. Deep coral pink buds. Dark Stems and bud stems. Height to about 48".

Friday, October 15, 2010

canna 'Burnt Opal'

Canna 'Burnt Opal' offers large blooms in varying shades of opal.
Dark stems, bud stems, and large dark leaves. Height to about 50" A true beauty.
Hybridizer: Alice Harris, USA 2011

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

canna 'Starry Night'

Canna 'Starry Night' offers soft vibrant pink star shaped blooms held above deep dark pointed lance shaped leaves. Height about 4 ft. Delicate and lovely.
Hybridizer: Alice Harris, USA 2011

Sunday, October 3, 2010

canna 'Hotsie Totsie'

Canna 'Hotsie Totsie' offers large hot pink gold embellished blooms and paddle shaped green leaves,. Shorter height to about 40". Excellent constant bloomer. Absolutely gorgeous.
Hybridizer: Alice Harris, USA 2009

Friday, October 1, 2010

canna 'Lady K'

Canna 'Lady K' offers large apricot pink blooms with deep rose centers. Large dark spooned leaves. Dark stems. Heavy bloomer. Medium height to about 48". Very lovely.
Hybridizer: Alice Harris USA 2011

canna 'Rose Quartz'

Canna 'Rose Quartz' offers large rose quartz blooms with golden centers and gold trimming at the petal edges. Bluish green leaves. Shorter medium height to about 50".
Hybridizer: Alice Harris USA 2011