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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Callas Lilies – Complete Guide

Posted By planetnatural on Home - Callas lilies are admired for their understated elegance. They have long been a popular choice for Easter bouquets and are frequently included in a variety of flower arrangements for events like weddings and funerals. Callas lilies symbolize purity, rebirth, and resurrection with their pure-white trumpet-shaped flowers and delicate appearance.  These perennials can be grown in pots, flower beds, and along borders, where they can reach a height of 1-3 feet. Here’s a complete guide on how to grow and care for your Callas lily plant so it’ll thrive in your garden. Botanical Name: Zantedeschia aethiopica Common Name: Callas lily, arum lily Family: Araceae Plant Type: Rhizome Hardiness Zones: 8 to 10 USDA Sun Exposure: Full, partial Soil Type: Moist but well-drained Soil pH: Acidic Height: 2–3 ft. tall Bloom Time: Spring Flower Colors: White, coral, pink, maroon, yellow, and orange Native Area: Africa (Southern Africa, Swaziland) What is a Callas Lily? Ironically, Callas lily flowers are not considered ‘true lilies. Callas lilies grow from rhizomes and come in bright white and different shades of deep pink, rose, bright yellow, orange, and dark maroon or burgundy. Some have pretty white freckles on their leaves, so they are eye-catching even when not in bloom. Callas lilies, or arum lilies, are... Read more

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