Calla Lily, African lily, Altar lily, Egyptian lily, Lily of the Nile, Richardia, Trumpet lily, White arum lily
A common garden plant that is believed to be a symbol of purity. The striking 'flower' is creamy-white and cup-shaped with tiny yellow flowers on the spadix that rises like a column out of the cup. Prefers wet, marsh-like soil conditions. Traditionally used as a medicine to treat headaches when boiled. If eaten raw, it can cause swelling of the throat.