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 Karchesky Canna Blog features our own gorgeous cannas
as well as older and heirloom varieties we also grow. Currently over 160 cannas are featured on this Blog for all to enjoy with most varieties available to share.

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

The following pages feature many varieties from our current growing collection. Over 150 varieties are shown at this time. As more of our gorgeous cannas come to bloom, we will add them here to be enjoyed.

Enjoy your stroll through our cannas!

Sunday, August 18, 2013

canna 'Whithelm Pride'

Saturday, June 22, 2013

canna 'Ehemanii'

canna 'Ehemanii'
Heirloom species like canna with bright deep fushia blooms that open up the stems which arch under the weight of the bloom head. Large green leaves. Taller height to about 6'. Hummingbird attractive.
Very beautiful.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

canna 'Crimson Glory'

canna 'Crimson Glory'
Bold crimson blooms. Deep apple green leaves with red margins. Dark rose bud stems with white farina. Medium height to about 60"
Alice Harris, USA 2012

Thursday, February 14, 2013

canna 'Mineola'

canna 'Mineola'
Erect bright yellow wide open blooms with bright red spots arranged in rays. Bluish green leaves with white margins. Height to about 5'.
Alice Harris, USA 2012