Calla 'Captain Murano'
Calla 'Captain Murano'
Calla 'Captain Murano'
Calla 'Captain Murano'

Calla 'Captain Murano'

Calla 'Captain Murano'

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Description

Calla 'Captain Murano' blooms are a luscious combination of soft orange and a salmon-tinged red, these beautiful specimens alter their colour mix as they mature from its initial opening lustre. However, that’s not a problem, but a blessing in disguise—what the aging bloom of Calla 'Captain Murano' loses in flashy boldness, it gains in the richness of the burgundy-infused orange colouring, veined with yellow streaks, the older bloom adopts. The tall spadix covered in tiny flowers picks up the lighter shades of orange that appear on the modified coloured leaf that curls itself into a trumpet-like shape that is mistaken for the lily’s flower. Enjoy the sturdy Zantedeschia 'Captain Murano' in containers, or plant them in mixed borders to provide a strong accent.

Gracy's gardening tip
"Some Calla varieties (like 'Captain Murano') come with an attractive white dotted foliage, giving them even more flair!"

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Great for shade

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

  • Needs winter protection

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Zantedeschia 'Captain Murano'

  • Flower colour

    Red, yellow

  • Bulb size

    16/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    16 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green, black

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Partial shade
    Full shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Exotic gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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