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Zantedeschia 'Black Forest'


Zantedeschia 'Black Forest' is a spotted calla lily with sultry purple-black trumpet-shaped flowers.

Zantedeschia 'Black Forest' adds a sultry presence in the garden or container with its large, satiny, purple-black, vase-shaped flowers and spadices that arise vertically amongst bright green, lance shaped leaves with attractive white spots. Blooms from summer through fall. Likes to be moist and can be grown as a marginal aquatic. Fertilize bi-monthly until flowers fade. Beautiful in borders, containers and as cut flowers. Hardy in coastal BC with good drainage and a winter mulch or lift and store. Pollinator attractor. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Common Name: Calla Lily - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Black

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Grasslands and marshy areas ranging from the coast to 2250 m.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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