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Botanical name: Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough'
Other names: Arum lily 'Crowborough'
Variety or cultivar: 'Crowborough' _ 'Crowborough' has rich green, arrow-shaped leaves and funnel-shaped white spathes with prominent yellow spadix.
Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough' is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow, White in Spring; Yellow, White in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Summer
Fruit: Orange in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Upright
Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested. The sap may irritate skin and eyes.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific pests: Aphids
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough' (Arum lily 'Crowborough') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises, Waterside
Cultivation: Plant in loam soil (ideally in planting baskets) in water up to 30cm deep, in full sun. Protect overwintering plants by removing the baskets and storing them in a frost-free environment.
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|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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The RHS website says 'Zantedeschia fall into two main types: hardier outdoor forms, often called arum lilies, with striking white flowers; and the more tender forms, typically with white-spotted leaves and pretty flowers in yellow, orange, pink or dark purple. These are often called calla lilies.'
Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Crowborough' (Arum lily 'Crowborough') has been used in The Daily Telegraph for Chelsea Flower Show 2009.
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