Calla 'Captain Prado'
Calla 'Captain Prado'
Calla 'Captain Prado'
Calla 'Captain Prado'
Calla 'Captain Prado'

Calla 'Captain Prado'

Calla 'Captain Prado'

1 bulb — £2.77

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

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Description

Most callas give the impression that they are works of art rather than blooms, and that they have been splashed with colour by an artist’s hand. Calla 'Captain Prado' is one of those calla lilies—so much so that it shares the name of the artist, Prado, whose style these beautiful blooms seem to emulate. Deep red, pink and green blend beautifully into each other in the jug-like bloom, creating a living artwork that changes as the bloom matures. An extra painterly touch is added with the white spotting on the large green leaves. This provides the perfect foil for this beautiful display of colour. Show the beautiful Calla 'Captain Prado' off in containers or in borders.

Gracy's gardening tip
"Some Calla varieties (like 'Captain Prado') 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 'Prado'

  • Flower colour

    Purple

  • 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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