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PlantFiles: Calla Lily
Zantedeschia 'Black Eyed Beauty'

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

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9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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:
Partial to Full Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Grown for foliage

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive hungsgarden On May 28, 2011, hungsgarden from Chino, CA wrote:

I got 100 bulbs and plant them 6 weeks a go a I now see a lot of flower. I see about 10 to 20 right now and hoping to see 100 flowers in 4 more weeks. each of my plant is about 12 to 16 inch. i am hoping to see the plant to be 24 to 36 inch. I will post photo soon.


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

Chino, California
San Diego, California
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Richmond, Texas

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