Calla Lily
Zantedeschia 'Purple Haze'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zantedeschia (zan-te-DES-kee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Purple Haze
Additional cultivar information:(PP13393)
Hybridized by Randag
Registered or introduced: 2000

Category:

Bulbs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

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

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Purple

Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Variegated

Smooth-Textured

Mottled

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

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:

Cleveland, Ohio

Richmond, Texas

Racine, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

3
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 8, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Purchased thru the 2007 Coop. Planted in full sun w/ protection from taller shrubs. Area is moist but drains well. I think this is every bit as beautiful as JamesCo said.

Positive

On Apr 8, 2007, lakesidecallas from Dandridge, TN (Zone 6a) wrote:

I agree with James that this is a great plant. I grew mine in partial shade, and got tall, sturdy flowers. They start out a deep purple with a yellow rim, and over time the yellow rim gets widers. Extremely difficult to get a good photo of this one.

Positive

On Nov 1, 2005, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

Of all the Zantedeschia (Calla Lilies) I have grown, this is by far the best. That is my "empirical" opinion.

It has a sturdy stem/leaf, a distinct leaf shape and spot pattern to the zant-familiar. It is a semi-compact plant but not a ninny, with it's broad leaves. The flowers are perfectly shaped and large for the plant, standing just above the foliage. These are deep plum-skin purple with a strong gold edge that increases in size with age. They are among the longest-lasting Zantedeschia as far as flowers go.

Not only is its color arrangement very sought-after (note other failures in the list) its flower form/shape is undescribable. (And my picture is terrible.) One has to see it to know what I mean. This cultivar (from B & B Bulbs) was suggested to ... read more