CALLA LILY HOT CHERRY
Stunning cherry red blooms.
Outstanding grown in pots or in any sunny place in the yard. Our beautiful bulbs should produce between 3 and 7 flowers in their first year. Becoming stronger and more vigorous once settled in, plants will provide pups in a year or two. Best planted August – September in cool climates. Requires a full sun position, perfect cut flower.
Supplied as dormant bulbs.
Orders containing this item will be dispatched from early July.
- Suitable for areas with full sun
- Ideal in pots or containers
- Suitable to cut for vases
- Plant 20cm apart
- Grows to 30-75cm high
Availability: OUT OF STOCK/OUT OF SEASON! Available to order from mid-June to August, unless sold out.
Buy 3 or more and get them for $11.60 per item
Buy 6 or more and get them for $10.80 per item
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At Garden Express you can make a purchase with confidence. Our living merchandise is normally guaranteed to grow if our free growing guide instructions are followed. Any guaranteed items that do not grow within 3 months (6 months for dormant items) will be replaced, credited to your account or fully refunded.
The exception to this guarantee is discounted, end of season stock which is sold on an ‘as is’ basis. Generally this stock is sound but should be planted as soon as possible and may not perform as well as normal in season products.
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Common Name: CALLA LILY Also known as Zantedeschia
Botanical Name: Zanteschia hybrids Family Name: Araceae
Plant Type: Tuberous Perennial
Size: 30–70cm H x 15–20cm W
Planting Time: Late Winter to Spring
Positioning: Full Sun, Prefers Morning
Flowering: Late Spring (Warm Climates), Summer (Cool Climates)
Planting Width: 20cm Depth: 10cm
General Information: Callas have wide range of climate tolerance, except extreme heat and cold. An attractive foliaged plant, they need 6 hrs of sun to flower-more shade results in more foliage but will decrease flowering.
Soil: A rich, moist soil, with plenty of organic matter added is required. Soil needs to be well drained as bulb will rot if kept too wet.
Watering: During summer they need to be kept moist; dryness will trigger dormancy.
Fertilising: Well-rotted animal manure, blood and bone or a complete fertiliser for flowering plants can be worked into the soil before planting. An annual application of fertiliser is necessary if plants are grown in pots. Nitrogen rich and fresh animal manure is not recommended.
Pruning: Bulbs can be left in the ground for several years. Plants will die down in winter and can be lifted and clumps divided if required. Likes deep watering, being left undisturbed, morning sun and hot afternoon shade. Dislikes
severe frost and waterlogged ground.
✔ Ideal for patio pots, long-lasting cut flowers and is an excellent garden plant.
Tips: In cool climates do not plant until August. Often will not flower the first season after planting. Plant rough side up. If planting in pots: 1 bulb for 15cm pot. 3 bulbs for 30cm pot.