Sumo Calla Lilies Hot Chocolate

XXL Calla Tubers.

 
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These yummy chocolate blooms will add interest and style to your garden. Sumo Calla Lilies are big! After a bumper season our Calla tubers have bulked up - even our regular catalogue tubers are twice the usual size. These Sumo Calla Lilies however are even bigger and better! You can expect a minimum of 10 blooms and up to 30 in your first season. The tubers are absolutely packed with flower buds. You can save a lot of money at the florist with these beauties!

Calla Lilies have elegant flower spathes in bright, solid colours just perfect for summer gardens. With multiple blooms from each tuber in a season they put on a spectacular show.

The decorative foliage of Calla Lilies is a lush mid to dark green with a light covering of ornamental white spots.

From planting, Calla Lily bulbs will take 50-70 days to flower. Plant your Calla Lilies to create blocks of bright colour in the garden.

Plant your Calla Lilies in humus rich, moist, well drained soils. Calla Lilies need to be kept moist when in active growth, especially over the summer flowering period. If they are allowed to dry out they will become dormant and remain so until next season. In cool climates Calla Lilies will naturally become dormant over winter. In warmer climates, if kept moist, they will remain evergreen with spot flowering year round. In cool climates, grow in a full sun to semi shade position. In warmer zones they are best in part shade.

Calla Lilies are suitable for growing in pots. Ensure you keep the pots moist during active growth and add plenty of fertiliser to keep them blooming at their best.

Calla Lilies make excellent cut flowers and last weeks in a vase. Sumo Calla Lilies can be divided early if you want to spread the colour around, you will find instructions in our growing guide for this.

Code

CAWHC

Botantical name

Zantedeschia elliottiana

Height

60-90cm

Width

20-50cm

Flowers

Summer

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Water needs

1