Zantedeschia aethiopica AGM

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Zantedeschia aethiopica is commonly known as a ‘Calla lily’ This hardy white variety is one of the most popular.

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Description

Zantedeschia aethiopica is commonly known as a ‘Calla lily’ This hardy white variety is one of the most popular and can be started off in the greenhouse and planted out in a damp spot in the garden or submerged in ponds to a depth of 30cms. They are pretty hardy and Zantedeschia Aethiopica will need to be kept in a sheltered area over the winter months. This variety will form clumps which can be divided in the spring.

AGM: Awarded a Garden Merit for its superb and easy garden performance.

Cultivation instruction

Plant outside: From Late March on wards, when the signs of frost have passed they can be planted outside. Prepare soils in late March to April by cultivating them to a depth of 10cms to allow good root development. Plant tubers in fertile soils with 5cms of soil above the top of the tuber. Protect early growth from slugs and snails and Regularly feed during the growing season with foods such as are well rotted manures, Tomato feed and bone meal will provide food for continued flowering.

Care Tips:

They like soils that are damp or can be submerged into ponds to a depth of 30cms.

When growing outside in containers ensure that soils are kept moist during the growing season. Keep in semi shaded areas so that the pots do not dry out..

Some of the taller varieties can be used as Cut Flower.

Growing information

Flowering Height: 36″ (120cm)

Flowering period: July-August

Aspect: Exposed or sheltered position,

Soil type: Clay or loam soils that are poorly drained. Acid to Alkaline

Scented: N/A

Planting distance: 40 cms between plants. In pots so that they do not touch each other

Planting depth: A depth of 5cms above the top of the tuber.

Full growing instructions also provided with each order

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