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  • Eventual height: 0.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.25m

Zantedeschia 'Captain Tulsa' (PBR) (Captain Series)

calla lily bulb

1 bulb £5.99
£17.97 £15.00

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Hardiness: full hardy (borderline)
  • Bulb size: 14/16

    An unusual, large arum lily, with huge, arrow-shaped, glossy, white-splashed dark green leaves. In early summer, dramatic bright red spathes (flowers) up to 20cm across rise above the foliage. This plant particularly loves moist shade and rich soil, making a striking architectural statement at the edge of a pond or a boggy bank. Its feet can be submerged in water, and it can be left outside in most frost-prone areas if it is given a deep winter mulch.

  • Garden care: Grow in moist soil or as a marginal plant in a basket with heavy loam soil in water 30cm (12in) deep. Mulch plants with manure or garden compost in winter.

    • Humans/Pets: Harmful if eaten; skin/eye irritant
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