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Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Green Goddess' (Calla Lily)

Calla Lily 'Green Goddess', Arum Lily 'Green Goddess'


A favorite of florists thanks to its stunning color and delightful fragrance, Calla Lily 'Green Goddess' (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is extraordinary with its abundant and large creamy white trumpet-shaped flowers (spathes), shading to bright green from the edges toward their white center, atop elegant, bright green, arrow-shaped leaves. On display for weeks in the garden or patio from late spring to midsummer!

  • Grows up to 36 in. tall (90 cm).
  • Won the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Spectacular effect when planted in drifts through the border or near ponds. Great for containers and exceptional as cut flowers!
  • Performs best in full sun to partial shade in moist and well-drained soil.
  • Deer and rabbit resistant.
  • All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested. The sap may irritate skin and eyes.

Native to South Africa, Calla Lilies deserve a spot in the garden or at home. Whether used in borders, containers or as cut flowers, they always provide a spectacular effect with their rich, cheerful colors and their breathtaking trumpet-shaped flowers (spathe) surrounding a yellow finger-like stalk (spadix). And they are so easy to grow! With very little work needed, they will burst into bloom and add bright notes of summer color to the garden, or to your pots inside your home.

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Native to South Africa, Calla Lilies deserve a spot in the garden or at home. With very little work needed, they will burst into bloom and add bright notes of summer color to the garden, or to your pots inside your home - provided some basic rules are respected.Read More

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Requirements

Hardiness 8 – 10
Heat Zones 4 – 10
Climate Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Bulbs
Plant Family Zantedeschia - Calla Lilies
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Depth 4" (10cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Moisture Retentive, Poorly Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer, Rabbit, Wet Soil
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Ponds and Streams
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 8 – 10
Heat Zones 4 – 10
Climate Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Bulbs
Plant Family Zantedeschia - Calla Lilies
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 12" (30cm)
Depth 4" (10cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Moisture Retentive, Poorly Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer, Rabbit, Wet Soil
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Ponds and Streams
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage

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