World wide temperate zone – Alcatraz Island
In SMA, mottled shade or shaded location.
Cool, can tolerate light frosts. Plant is more temperate than tropical.
Moist, rich mulch, well drained with heavy feedings of organic matter. Water the total growth period, let dry out
during the dormant period.
The Calla Lilly’s amazing bloom duration, about five weeks can enhance your under-tree or garden shaded areas. The flower color range is white (Aethiopica, most common in SMA), lemon yellow to gold, orange to rust, purple to black, pink to lavender, red to burgundy, salmon and variegated green. Plant in the spring (Feb. in SMA) two inches deep and about 16 inches apart. The plant will grow 18 – 24 inches in height and spread about 14 inches. The foliage without blooms is beautiful greenery. The plant can be propagated from seed but won’t bloom for about three years; it is better to buy stock.