Calla 'Cantor'
Calla 'Cantor'
Calla 'Cantor'
Calla 'Cantor'
Calla 'Cantor'
Calla 'Cantor'
Calla 'Cantor'

Calla 'Cantor'

Calla 'Cantor'

1 bulb — £3.95

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Description

Just as the cantor leads the choir, Calla 'Cantor' is sure to have a stand-out role in your store of gardening success stories. After all, what could be more exotic than the blackest of the black callas in all its dusky glory? Make a statement in containers set against a white background, or give it a prominent place in your atrium or elegant entrance garden. Don’t forget to cut a few long-lasting blooms to add drama to cut flower arrangements. What could be more dramatic than near-black lilies?

Black Calla 'Cantor' is a new variety, and you can easily see why they’re creating a stir among cut-flower growers, pot-plant producers, and the smartest home gardeners. As always, Farmer Gracy is first with the best!

Gracy's gardening tip
"Some Calla varieties (like the black 'Cantor') 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 'Cantor'

  • Flower colour

    Green, black

  • Bulb size

    16/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    16 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    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 until 29 February 2025
    You can expect your order in February/March 2025

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2025
    You can expect your order in March/April 2025

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2025
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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