ZANTEDESCHIA

Commonly known as Arum lily, Richardia

All Flower MAY-JUL

Exotic tuberous or rhizomatous plants 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.

 

Further Reading....

  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennials
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Tuberous
    Tuberous perennials
  • Full sun
  • 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.
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - aphids, thrips, fungal and bacterial rots and viruses.
  • Place of origin
    southern and eastern Africa
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich. Protect with deep winter mulch
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Buy Varieties of ZANTEDESCHIA

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica

Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily

White flowers. Best grown in a damper boggy area

 
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ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Crowborough'

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Crowborough'

Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily

Variety with shorter spathes

 
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ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Green Goddess'

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Green Goddess'

Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily

Large green flowers

 
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