Botanical Name: Zantedeschia
Plant family: Araceae
Italian name: Calla
The purchase of fresh flowers, pre-treated by the floriculturist, guarantees a longer duration.
Use a clean pot with tap water (at room temperature).
Adding the cut flower preservative (Chrysal, Floralife) to the water extends the shelf life.
Choose the special preservative for used flowers.
Shorten the stems 3-5 cm with an oblique cut using a knife or sharp scissors.
Avoid exposure of flowers to drafts, full sun and radiators.
Regularly add tap water to the jar.
Keep the flowers away from the fruit basket. The fruit emits ethylene gas, which accelerates the aging process of the flowers.
In floral works: wet the sponge well and also add the preservative (Chrysal, Floralife) to the water.
Multiplication: bulbs or tubers
Origin: South Africa
Available with flowers in various colors
All parts of this plant are poisonous.
Zantedeschia (calla), widely used in bridal bouquets, is a symbol of purity, virtue and sympathy.
Zantedeschia owes its name to G. Zantedeschi, an Italian physician and botanist.
Length: 70 cm