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Calla Lily
Zantedeschia 'Hot Flashes'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zantedeschia (zan-te-DES-kee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Hot Flashes

Category:

Bulbs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

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

Regional

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

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Ellicott City, Maryland

Paris, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Bothell, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 3, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Purchased thru the 2007 Pacific Calla coop. My plants may have the first year blahs as the color is not as bright as the catalog pics, but I am totally confident this will improve with time. All my callas have behaved this way.

Positive

On Jul 14, 2005, Shirley1md from Ellicott City, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

A very colorful hot pink Calla Lily with an ivory white throat, plain medium green lance shaped leaves, which grows very easily in bright shady gardens or as a potted plant that can easily be taken indoors during the winter time in Zones 7 and colder.