Calla

Zantedeschina hybrids

National flower of Ethiopia

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  • Flower name
    Calla
  • Scientific name
    Zantedeschina hybrids
  • Aliasオランダカイウ, Calla, 阿蘭陀海芋, calla lily
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden, Greenhouse, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowersModest maiden's

What is Calla

Calla , scientific name: Zantedeschina Hybrids, is a hardy perennials plant of the Araceae geneus Zantedeschina native to South Africa. A flower-centered yellow part attracts florets and generates a spadix. The representative kind of the color includes the following.The representative kind of the color includes the following.A lot of crossing kinds are developed, and the feature of the color is that there are many colors of a flower.The Netherlands Kaiu (Scandinaviana, scientific name: Zantedeschina Hybrids) is native to South Africa and is a cold-resistant perennial plant (bulb plant) of the genus Simulium, the Netherlands. Florets gather in the yellow part of the flower and produce inflorescences. Representative varieties include a sweet potato (Acanthus taro, Scientific name: Zantedeschia aethiopica, Ethiopica) that makes white flowers blooming high flower stems, and white spot sweet potatoes (Zantedeschia albomaculata, Z. albomaclata) , White spots on the leaves, yellow flower sea potatoes with yellow buddha flame bracts (Zantedeschia elliottiana, Eriotiana), pink turtles with a dwarf and peachy Buddha flame bract (Zantedeschia rehmannii, Lemani). Many hybrid breeds have been breeded and characterized by many flower colors. It is similar to spathiphyllum (Anthurium), but it is distinguishable because the color flame bract is wrapped in a funnel shape. Leaves are rhombic, leaves are not as shiny as Spathiphyllum.

Common name:Calla, Scientific name: Zantedeschina Hybrids, National Flower: Ethiopia, aka: calla lily, Origin: South Africa, Plant length: 30 cm (Dwarf species) ~ 100 cm, leaf shape: arrowhead shape / hohoko shape, capped inflorescence, Buddha bract length: 7 to 20 cm, male flower, female flower: yes, flower covered: none, flower color: white · peach · red · Blue purple, orange, yellow and green, flower size: 5 to 10 cm, flowering period: May to August (natural flowering), year round (cut flowers), March to May (pots).


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Araceae
  • Genus
    Zantedeschina
  • Species
    Z. Hybrids
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Fleshy inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Arrowhead shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeBulbous plants
  • Flower colorsYellow Purple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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