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ZANTEDESCHIA

Commonly known as Arum lily, Richardia



All Flower MAY-JUL

Exotic tuberous or rhizomatous arum lilies from moist soils, swamps and lake margins in southern and East Africa, many hardy enough to grace pondsides or to use as a marginal aquatic in the UK and appearing now in darker pinks and purples.

Z. aethiopica is commonly known as arum lily, Z. elliottiana as calla lily though they not arums, lilies or callas.

Z. aethiopica is naturalised in many parts of the world.

Less hardy varieties can be grown as houseplants.

 


  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, thrips, fungal and bacterial rots and viruses.
  • Place of Origin - southern and eastern Africa
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - tuberous and rhizomatous perennials
  • Full Sun
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich. Protect with deep winter mulch
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
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Buy Varieties of ZANTEDESCHIA

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica  >


Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
White flowers. Best grown in a damper boggy area
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Crowborough'  AWARD

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Crowborough'  >


Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
Variety with shorter spathes
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Green Goddess'  AWARD

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Green Goddess'  >


Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
Large green flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Black Star'

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Black Star'  >


Commonly known as: Golden arum, Golden calla.
Maroon-purple
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Flame'

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Flame'  >


Commonly known as: Golden arum, Golden calla.
Red-orange to yellow flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Picasso'

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Picasso'  >


Commonly known as: Golden arum, Golden calla.
Bright pink
Multibuy Any 3+ for £8.00 each
£10.50 each

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