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PlantFiles: Calla Lily
Zantedeschia 'Black Magic'

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

Synonym:Calla aethiopica
Synonym:Richardia aethiopica

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

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

Foliage:
Variegated
Blue-Green
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
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:

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:

Nice tall flower but not a prolific bloomer. Pastel yellow with dark throat. Good cut flower.

Regional...

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

Spring Hill, Florida
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
San Angelo, Texas
Racine, Wisconsin



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