ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA lily-plant generic
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA lily-plant generic
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA lily-plant generic
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA lily-plant generic
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA lily-plant generic
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA lily-plant generic
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA lily-plant generic
  • ZANTEDESCHIA CALLA lily-plant generic

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.

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Light
Direct sun or half shade
Recommended temperature
Greater than 3 °C
Watering
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
Name
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.
Origin
Central-southern Africa
Family
Araceae