Botanical name: Zantedeschia
Origin: South Africa
Flower colour: white, pink, rust, yellow and various colours.
Flowering period: July – October
Average plant height: 30 – 90 cm
Planting depth to base of bulbs:10 cm
Spacing between bulbs: 40 cm
Type of bulb: rhizome
Light requirements: full sun, but partly shade is fine too (to 25%)
Landscape uses: border, beds, perennial garden, but very suitable for containers too.
The leaves of Zantedeschia, better known as calla, are evenly green or speckled and spear-shaped. The flowers are funnel-shaped with a spadix.
- ‘Elliottiana’ – golden yellow
- ‘Solfatare’ – yellow with black blush
- Zantedeschia aethiopica – evergreen
Zantedeschia Rehmannii x Z. Elliottinana
- ‘Cameo’ – apricot
- ‘Mango’ – orange
- ‘Black Eyed Beauty’ – dark yellow with black heart