Zantedeschia hybrids

("Calla lily")

Zantedeschia hybrids

The regal calla lilies produce flowers that are called 'bracts': a funnel-shaped spathe surrounding a central finger-like spadix. The leaves are either solid green or speckled (silvery-white to cream-yellow) and spear-shaped. Many new varieties continue to be hybridized to produce thicker stems with more and larger blooms that have less green in them.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Mid Summer - Early Fall

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?


What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full sun to dappled shade

What Color Will the Flower Be?

See 'popular varieties'

How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

12 in / 30 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

4 in / 10 cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

16-36 in / 40-90 cm

Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?


Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

In borders, beds, perennial gardens, pots & containers and as cutflowers.

Other Popular Varieties

'Black Eyed Beauty' (light yellow, black heart), 'Black Magic' (lemon-yellow), 'Black Star' (deep maroon), 'Cameo' (salmon-orange), 'Chrystal Blush' (pale pink), 'Flame' (orange-red), 'Florex Gold' (yellow), 'Majestic Red' (red), 'Mozart' (apricot), 'Schwarzwalder' (black), 'Solfatare' (yellow) and 'Treasure' (orange).

About the Family

Zantedeschia Family

Native to Southern Africa: from South Africa north to Malawi.

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