- Calla Lily
Calla Lily Info
Calla lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica), is a species in the family Araceae, native to southern Africa in Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. It is perennial plant, evergreen where rainfall and temperatures are adequate, deciduous where there is a dry season. Its preferred habitat is in streams and ponds or on the banks.
It grows to 0.6–1 m (2–3 ft) tall, with large clumps of broad, arrow shaped dark green leaves up to 45 cm (18 in) long. The Inflorescences are large, produced in spring, summer and autumn, with a pure white spathe up to 25 cm (10 in) and a yellow spadix up to 90 mm (3½ in) long. It is the national flower of the island nation of Saint Helena.
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