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Botanical name: Zantedeschia aethiopica
Other names: Arum lily, Trumpet lily, White arum lily, Egyptian lily, Lily of the Nile, Richardia, African lily, Altar lily, Calla lily, Calla aethiopica
Species: Z. aethiopica - Z. aethiopica is a perennial suitable for ponds, bog gardens, or moist soil. It has rich green, arrow-shaped leaves and funnel-shaped white spathes in spring and summer.
Zantedeschia aethiopica is: Semi evergreen
Flower: White, Yellow in Spring; White, Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
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
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Bog garden, 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.
Soil type: Clay, Loamy
Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions, Pond/In water
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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