Zantedeschia aethiopica (Calla Lily)

Family: Araceae
Common: Arum Lily, Calla, Pig Lily, Trumpet Lily
Species Origin: South Africa

Geophyte Characteristics

Type: Rhizome
Sizes Available: 10/12 to 18/up cm, in circumference
Bulb Storage: Dry and well ventilated at 77 to 86° F (25-30° C)

Flower & Plant Characteristics

Color: White
Shape: Funnel shaped spathe
Size: Up to 6 inches (15 cm) in length
Floret/Flower Number: One
Flowering Season: When forced-winter. Outdoors – spring
Total Height: Up to 24-56 inches (60-140 cm)
Number of Stems: Many
Uses: Gardens, fresh cut flower, flowering potted plant
Planting Time: Fall or spring
Planting Depth: Cover crown with 2-4 inches (5-10 cm) of soil
Spacing: 12 inches (30 cm) apart