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ZANTEDESCHIA

Commonly known as Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily

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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.

 


  • Evergreen - in mild areas. Semi-erect, arrow-shaped, glossy, bright green leaves to 45cm (18in) long
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pale pink
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Produces a succession of spathes 10-15cm (4-6in) long
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • 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 - Good to know - - can be grown as a marginal pond plant
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, thrips, fungal and bacterial rots, viruses
  • Place of origin - South Africa, Lesotho
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich. Protect with a deep winter mulch
  • Wet or boggy soil
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90cm (36in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

Buy Varieties of ZANTEDESCHIA

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica

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Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
White flowers. Best grown in a damper boggy area
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Crowborough'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
Variety with shorter spathes
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each

ZANTEDESCHIA aethiopica 'Green Goddess'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Arum lily, Pig lily, Trumpet lily.
Large green flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Black Star'

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Commonly known as: Golden arum, Golden calla.
Maroon-purple
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Flame'

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Commonly known as: Golden arum, Golden calla.
Red-orange to yellow flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each

ZANTEDESCHIA elliottiana 'Picasso'

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Commonly known as: Golden arum, Golden calla.
Bright pink
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each

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