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PlantFiles: Calla Lily
Zantedeschia 'Anneke'

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

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

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:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Tropicanna On Oct 19, 2007, Tropicanna from Clemmons, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

I agree that the pictures in catalogs are decieving but the PF photos are representative of color. This calla has done very well here, growing near 3 feet tall and was hardy in zone 7b last winter with absolutely no care, not even mulch.

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

Tall grower, not very prolific bloomer. Good cut flower. Unfortunately, merchants are using an "adjusted" photo to sell the bulbs, and it isn't really the correct color.

Regional...

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

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Clemmons, North Carolina
Copperas Cove, Texas
Paris, Texas
Racine, Wisconsin



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