Zantedeschia – Calla

Availability: April - September

Common name: Calla Lily, Arum Lily
Genus Name: Zantedeschia
Family Name: Araceae
Place of Origin: Southern Africa.
How long do they last? 3-14 days

The calla lily is a peculiar perennial herb with large soft leaves and tiny flowers worn on a finger-like structure (the spadix). This is surrounded by a large fleshy bract. The colourful summer callas are by far the most popular in floristry.

Did you know?

The Zantedeschia is a popular flower, painted by many artists over the course of history.

Care tips

Callas are sturdy flowers, but need fresh water, a recut and some flower food if you desire to lengthen its vase life.