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Calla Lily

Zantedeschia aethiopica

Huge ivory blooms on long strong stems have always been a favorite of florists.


Bloom Time:

Blooms summer

Mature Height:

24-36 In

Hardiness Zone:

8-11 Find your zone


Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Keep temperatures between 63-68°F until 1-2" sprouts are seen. Then, temperature can vary 5° either way. Water moderately until leaves unfold, be careful to avoid wet leaves. Fertilize once actively growing. Generally bloom in 10-12 weeks based on growing conditions.

Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining sterile potting soil with 6.5 pH. Place tuber in pot with sprouts facing up covered with 1.5" - 2" soil. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Callas are easy to grow in damp soil in full sun to partial shade, be sure to provide adequate and consistent moisture. Enjoy this plant all summer long.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.