These plants are bulbeous. The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. This plant in the summer assumes a yellow colouring; it is large in size and can reach 1 m high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.
Exposure Calla lily
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. We suggest growing the the Calla lily In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.If you desire cleaning the ground from the bulbous plants after flowering, wait for the leaves to dry; later itís possible to take the bulbs out of the ground and place them somewhere dark, cool and dry, until the best season to plant them again.
Watering Calla lily
Letís avoid watering the the Calla lily excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water . We suggest not to exceed with the waterings: if the soil remains damp too long, it can favour the development of rotten in the bulbs.
Treatments Calla lily
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Soil Calla lily
Letís favour soft soils, with an elevated drainage.
Notes Calla lily
If desired, we can grow the the Calla lily in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.