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
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal
Inflorescence Type: Spadix
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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Green Goddess by Lynn123 Feb 27, 2017 8:48 PM 3
Zantedeschia ... Calla Lily by Xeramtheum Oct 27, 2015 12:06 PM 5

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