Flowering Season –Cool climates- Summer. Warm climates- Late spring.
Plant Size –Rehmannii is 30cm H x 15cm W. Other varieties 70cm H x 20cm W.
Planting Density- Garden- 20- 25cm apart. Pots- 1 bulb / 15cm pot. 3 bulbs / 30cm pot.
When planting ensure side with lumps’ is facing up. Shoots grow from these lumps add oddly the roots grow downwards from the top of the rhizome.
Multiplication speed- Double flower quantity every 2nd year.
Preferred Aspect- Dappled sunlight or morning sun with hot afternoon shade. Too much shade will discourage flowering.
Plant Uses- Pots, stunning foliage and flowers create garden highlights, excellent cut flower.
Likes – Being left undisturbed. Deep watering over spring/ summer.
Dislikes- Waterlogged ground. Severe frost.
Watering – Ensure that the soil stays moist but well drained.
Fertilising – Well rotted animal manure, blood and bone, or a complete fertiliser should be worked through the soil before planting.
Lifting and storage – Bulbs can be left in the ground for several years. If desired lift in winter and divide clumps.
Pests – None.
Tips- Callas are ideal for patio pots and can be brought inside when in flower.
Look for our range of Calla Lilies here.