Calle lilies. Full sun is best in cool summer areas but part shade is preferred in hot summer areas. Calla lilies are easy to grow and add a classy look to perennial gardens cutting gardens and container plantings. White callas are semi aquatic and their rhizomes thirst for watering holes but their colorful cousins hail from higher ground and their tubers demand drainage. Native to africa calla lilies are only hardy in the warmer us hardiness zones of 8 11 but may survive zone 7 with protection.
They are related to jack in the pulpit and grow from tuber like rhizomes. This plant helps stretch out the color show in your backyard. Care differences between calla lily types. They also bloom primarily in summer.
They are also used as decorations for easter. They receive a potted flower or buy them for spring decorating and then toss it when the blooms are done. Calla lilies are one of the most beautiful flowers with a unique flower form. Calla lilies are native to southern africa.
In truth though calla lilies are perennials and you can actually save your potted plant and watch it bloom again next year. Its trumpet shape flowers and arrowhead shape leaves rise directly from rhizomesno stems needed. Calla lilies are a beautiful addition to any garden but you can also grow them indoors as potted plants. Consistent moisture is essential but avoid overwatering to prevent rot.
Calla lilies grow in full sun or partial shade. You can also grow calla lilies in containers either outdoors or in a sunny window as houseplants. Calla lilies zantedeschia species are not true lilies but they are graceful sensual suggestive and exotic. Will calla lilies come back.
Callas are also known by such other common names viz arum lily trumpet lily pig lily or miniature calla lily. This beautiful plant available in a multitude of colors grows from rhizomes and is ideal for use in beds and borders. Their smooth sword like foliage stays neat and attractive all season long. Growing calla lilies caring for white calla lilies is different than caring for the more colorful hybrid calla lilies.
Calla lily flowers emerge in mid to late summer and last for weeks. Calla lilies are popular cut flowers for wedding floral arrangements and bouquets. Calla lilies come in a wide array of colors viz shades of green pink purple yellow and orange. Calla lilies perform best in organically rich moist well drained soils.