Zantedeschia aethiopica, calla lily, It is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant, evergreen where rainfall and temperatures are adequate

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Zantedeschia aethiopica, calla lily, It is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant, evergreen where rainfall and temperatures are adequate

By Bonnie L. Grant Few flowers have the elegance and simplicity of the calla lily. While not a true lily, callas are an integral part of weddings and funerals alike, their classic flowers representing love and devotion. Callas can get waist high and need plenty of water and a high phosphorus fertilizer. Fertilizing calla lily plants not only enhances overall health but promotes more and bigger blooms. Calla lily fertilization should also be done at planting. Calla Lily Feeding at Planting Feeding calla lily plants at planting and again each spring can help promote huge blooms with more flower production. Avoid high nitrogen feeds that will encourage foliar development but reduces flowers. These South African natives are heavy water users and require plenty of the right kind of nutrients for maximum flowering and healthy growth. Some tips on how to fertilize calla lily will ensure beautiful flowers and erect, vigorous

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