Zantedeschia Cantor (Calla Lily)

Calla Cantor

Zantedeschia Cantor (Calla Lily)

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A very popular variety for contemporary flower arrangements, exotic Calla Lily (Zantedeschia) Cantor boasts the deepest purple of any Calla, almost black. Gorgeous waxy spathes in deep auberine-burgundy surround a matching spadix, giving a mysterious , unusual look. Height 60cm. Flowering May-October. Top size 16cm+ tubers supplied for exhibition quality flowers which last up to ten weeks.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour BLACK
Foliage Colour GREEN
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Excellent for cut flowers
    cut-flower
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied 16cm+ tubers

Key Product Information

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

BLACK

Foliage Colour

GREEN

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

16cm+ tubers

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 60cm
Mature Spread 20cm
Plant Spacing 20cm
Annual Growth 60cm
Plant Spacing

20cm

Annual Growth

60cm

Mature Height

60cm

Mature Spread

20cm

Planting Plant the tubers shallow, so top of tubers are slightly exposed.
Soil Type Humus rich, moist soil
Planting

Plant the tubers shallow, so top of tubers are slightly exposed.

Soil Type

Humus rich, moist soil

Can be grown as a conservatory or house plant, as well as a patio plant(May-Oct). Grow in humus rich soil, in full sun access. Plant the tubers shallow, so top of tubers are slightly exposed.
Tubers should be protected from the frost with deep winter mulch. Calla lilies can be cultivated indoors in loam based potting compost in full light. Water freely and apply a balanced fertilizer every two weeks until the flowers have faded. Keep just moist in winter.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour BLACK
    Foliage Colour GREEN
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Excellent for cut flowers
      cut-flower
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied 16cm+ tubers

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    16cm+ tubers

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    BLACK

    Foliage Colour

    GREEN

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 60cm
    Mature Spread 20cm
    Plant Spacing 20cm
    Annual Growth 60cm
    Annual Growth

    60cm

    Mature Height

    60cm

    Mature Spread

    20cm

    Plant Spacing

    20cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant the tubers shallow, so top of tubers are slightly exposed.

    Soil Type

    Humus rich, moist soil

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Can be grown as a conservatory or house plant, as well as a patio plant(May-Oct). Grow in humus rich soil, in full sun access. Plant the tubers shallow, so top of tubers are slightly exposed.
    Tubers should be protected from the frost with deep winter mulch. Calla lilies can be cultivated indoors in loam based potting compost in full light. Water freely and apply a balanced fertilizer every two weeks until the flowers have faded. Keep just moist in winter.
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