CALLA LILY - Knowledgebase Question

bridgeville, Pe
Question by sandralee54
June 30, 2010
i HAVE A CALLA LILY POTTED PLANT AND IT HAS THE CRANBERRY COLOR. IT IS BLOOMING AN ORANGE FLOWER NOW. mY QUESTION IS: i LIVE IN THE NORTH EAST, PA.,. CAN I KEEP THIS PLANT IN IT'S POTTED SOIL IN THE HOUSE ALL WINTER?? CAN I also KEEP IT OUT SIDE IN THE POTTED SOIL WHEN IT FREEZES? Than YOU,


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Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010

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Your calla lily won't make a suitable houseplant because it goes dormant in the winter months. After it rests it begins to grow again in the spring. These plants are not frost hardy so you'll need to dig and store the bulbs in a cool, dark place during the winter months. Wait until the foliage dies down in the fall and then dig the bulbs and store them in a cool, dark place so they can rest. You can replant them next spring.

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