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Zantedeschia 'Captain Chelsea'

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

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
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
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Purple
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

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

Foliage:
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Mottled
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

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:
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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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Tall flower, dark purple with yellow edge. Probably the same as 'Purple Haze'. Dark even in full sun. Good cut flower.

Regional...

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

Sacramento, California
Bessemer City, North Carolina
Paris, Texas
Racine, Wisconsin



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