ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA - info
ZANTEDESCHIA = CALLA
Includes about 8 species; here are the most known:
AETHIOPICA = is the best known, the one white in color
ALBOMACULATA = has leaves spotted white, and the flower white/cream
ELLIOTTIANA = has leaves spotted white, and the yellow flower
PENTLANDII = flower golden yellow, and purple
REHMANNII = has leaves spotted white, and the flower that changes from pink to red.
Other hybrids created mainly in New Zealand, have flowers of variable colour from pink to red, from orange to yellow, from purple to brown.
- Direct sun or half shade
- Recommended temperature
- Greater than 3 °C
- Keep the ground slightly moist, but not wet or soaked with water. To make sure touch with your fingers the terrain.
- Flowering season
- April may June July August September
- The common name Calla him by Linnaeus. Instead, the Zantedeschia is derived from the Italian botanist Giovanni Zantedeschi (1773-1846), to which the German botanist Kurt Sprengel (1766 - 1833) dedicated to the plant.
- Central-southern Africa