Zantedeschia 'Mercedes' has glowing orange trumpet-shaped flowers above bright green leaves with white spots.
Zantedeschia 'Mercedes' brings a warm and sophisticated tone to the garden with glowing orange, trumpet-shaped calla lily flowers (spathes) that rise above white spotted, bright green, lance-shaped foliage. 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
Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
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
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