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PlantFiles: Calla Lily
Zantedeschia 'Gem Dark Eyes'

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zantedeschia (zan-te-DES-kee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Gem Dark Eyes

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ineedacupoftea On Jun 12, 2006, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

A very prolific rehmanii-species cultivar. (Strappy unspotted leaves) It is selected for its more conspicuous dark purple eye on a pinkish lavender flower. Divides itself well and may even bloom twice from the same eye under favorable conditions (and well-timed dead-heading.)

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Holly Pond, Alabama
Houston, Alabama
Merced, California
Baton Rouge, Louisiana



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