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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.