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PlantFiles: Calla Lily
Zantedeschia 'Sunrise'

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

8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive OldPerfessor On May 8, 2012, OldPerfessor from Hazard, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

I have had this Calla Lily for about 4 years now and keep it coming back every year. It is planted within 3 feet of my house and over winters nicely with a pile of Autumn leaves over it.

Large and beautiful plant with many blooms.

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

Good flowering plant. I think I counted 11 blooms off a small bulb. Shocking! Nice color, ranging from dark yellow to orange edges.

Regional...

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

Hazard, Kentucky
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Paris, Texas
Wind Point, Wisconsin



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