Botanical name: Zantedeschia
Origin: South Africa
Flower color: white, pink, rust, yellow and various colors.
Flowering period: July – October
Average plant height: 12 – 36 inches
Planting depth to base of bulbs:4 inches
Spacing between bulbs: 16 inches
Type of bulb: rhizome
Light requirements: full sun but will tolerate partial shade (up to 25%)
Landscape uses: border, beds, perennial garden, but very suitable for containers, too.
The spear-shaped leaves of Zantedeschia, better known as Calla lily, are entirely green or green with speckles. The inflorescence is a spathe surrounding a spadix.
Zantedeschia albomaculata – white
Zantedeschia elliottiana – golden yellow
- ‘Solfatare’ – yellow with black blush
Zantedeschia aethiopica – white
Zantedeschia rehmannii x elliottiana
- ‘Cameo’ – apricot
- ‘Mango’ – orange
- ‘Black Eyed Beauty’ – dark yellow with black heart