Perennials forum: Zantedeschia ... Calla Lily

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Oct 17, 2015 6:45 AM CST
I've grown some Calla Lily from seed .. they are 2 years old now .. does anyone know how long it takes them to start blooming when grown from seed?
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Name: ursula
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Mutisia
Oct 19, 2015 4:51 PM CST
Anne,

I did not keep a record, but I think it was on the second year as well for my white as for Green Goddess Zantedeschias.

For my small colourful Callas it took 3 years.

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Oct 19, 2015 6:42 PM CST
Thanks Ursula - keeping my fingers crossed for Spring!
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Name: ursula
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Mutisia
Oct 19, 2015 7:09 PM CST
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gemini_sage
Oct 27, 2015 10:53 AM CST
Ann, were they Z. aethiopica (like large white and Green Goddess) types or Z. rehmannii (available in many colors often with spotted leaves) types? I've had Z. rehmannii seed itself in the garden and bloom the 3rd year. They probably would bloom the 2nd with a longer growing season. I was surprised they survived the winter here, especially being so young.
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
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Xeramtheum
Oct 27, 2015 12:06 PM CST
I don't remember which species they were .. got the seeds from a friend in British Columbia.
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