Calla Lily
Zantedeschia 'Crystal Blush'

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

Category:

Bulbs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Pale Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-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:

Union, Kentucky

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

Raleigh, North Carolina

Bay Village, Ohio

Rock Hill, South Carolina

Fort Worth, Texas

North Sultan, Washington

Racine, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jul 21, 2008, QuoiMerrie from Bay Village, OH wrote:

In zone 6...very well protected between 50' tree a garage wall and tall (10') rose of sharon bushes. Raised bed and absolutely buried in mulch for the winter.

Lucky

Positive

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

This is a nicely shaped bloom that starts out pure white and turns pink as it gets older. Florists prefer it to albomaculata due to it's sturdy stem and nice shape. Great in bouquets.