Bog Arum Overview
Calla contains just 1 species, Calla palustris, a hardy, deciduous, perennial plant from cool temperate climates in Europe, North Asia and North America. This species grows in ponds and boggy land and tends to spread, making it a good marginal plant for the edges of water bodies. It is commonly known by the names Bog Arum and Marsh Calla, amongst others. The foliage is attractive and it produces small, clustered flowers, surrounded by showy spathes. This species has been cultivated to exhibit a range of colours including black, pinks, purples, yellows, oranges and striated bicoloured forms.
How to propagate Bog Arum
You can propagate by division in the spring.
Seed in late summer.
Special features of Bog Arum
Other uses of Bog Arum
Grown for its foliage and showy spathes that surround insignificant flower clusters.