This is a large, bloomed flower that has a trumpet-shaped bract and comes in a variety of colors. Calla lilies are native to South Africa and are also known as the Arum lily or the trumpet lily.

The name of this flower comes from the Greek word for beautiful — calla. They bloom in the late spring season.

Characteristics of the water lily (Cala)

  • The Calla lily is a perennial bulb.
  • Though called a lily, Calla lilies are not really lilies.
  • Calla is a flowering genus of twenty-eight species that originate in Africa and grow mainly in marshy areas.
  • Calla lilies are grown from bulbous roots with finger-like growths. These are known as tubers.
  • The blooming time of Calla lilies is late spring.
  • The word Calla comes from the Greek term for beautiful.
  • Calla lily roots are poisonous.

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Water lily care

  • In colder areas, take the rhizomes after the first frost; clean the bulbs, if there is soil.
  • Dry them in direct sun for a few days.
  • Store in a dry location that remains between 50º and 60º F.
  • Plant the calla lily bulbs in spring after the soil has warmed and all danger of frost has passed.
  • Fertilize monthly, and keep well watered.

Calla lilies are one of the most beautiful flowers with a unique flower shape. Calla lilies come in a wide array of colors, shades of green, pink, purple, yellow and orange.

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