Which calla has the pretty speckled leaves?

linnea56(z5 IL)March 17, 2011

Which calla has the pretty speckled leaves?

It's one of the white varieties, right?

I have grown the pink and purple ones and have been unimpressed. Only one dinky flower per bulb (if that), and way too many plain uninteresting leaves. I saved the corms but they will not get a prime place in my pots this year; I may just stuff them into the garden. Though I'm wondering if performance is a function of size. These corms were 1" max, but grew a lot over the summer, and were clusters when I dug them up.

If I am not going to get many flowers, I want to at least have pretty leaves to look at!

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steve22802(7a VA)

Zantedeschia albomaculata. I grow hundreds of them and I've even started them from seed (takes 2-3 years.) It's a pretty sturdy variety, but not cold hardy in your zone.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2011 at 10:37PM
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linnea56(z5 IL)


I would treat them as tender bulbs: digging them up and storing in the fall.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2011 at 11:46PM
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