Calla Lily 'Havana'

Zantedeschia 'Havana'

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A close up of the flowers of Calla Lily 'Havana'
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This beautiful semi-evergreen, clump-forming perennial cultivar produces funnel-like flowers in a variety of colours above white-spotted leaves that are stiff and arrow-shaped. It prefers moist soil in full sun.

Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division

Divide in Spring making sure each section has a visible bud.

Seed

Sow seed in Spring, 1 seed per 8cm pot and keep at 21C (70F). Plants should take 2 or 3 years to flower.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Frost hardiness

Tender

Uses

Notes

Can be grown as a pot plant indoors or frost free garden locations. It suits being included in sub tropical garden designs.

Personality

Family

Araceae

Flower colour

Pink

Scent

None

Problems

Can suffer from Aphid, red spider mite and whitefly when grown under glass.