Calla Lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Green Goddess') in the Callas Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences:In Water
Wet Mesic
Flower Time:Other: Seasonal
Underground structures:Rhizome
Suitable Locations:Bog gardening
Uses:Water gardens
Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Resistances:Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity:Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Other info: Remove seeds from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Containers:Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous:Goes Dormant


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I had to cover the soil of the pot with this mesh, because there
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Location: Rosetta-TasmaniaDate: octgreen goddess
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Date: 2004-01-01
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These lovely Zantedeschias DO come true from seeds!
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Posted by gwhizz (Rosetta,Tasmania,Australia - Zone 7b) on Oct 30, 2011 1:18 AM

The green arum lily.large green leaves and wonderful spathes of green on white.Grows to 3ft + and absolutely loves a moist surround.It breeds like rabbits, but has been one of my best sellers [here in Australia], because of its unique colouring,..,

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Green Goddess by Lynn123Feb 27, 2017 8:48 PM3
Zantedeschia ... Calla Lily by XeramtheumOct 27, 2015 12:06 PM5

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