Calla collection 'Lion'

Calla collection 'Lion'

2 bulbs — £5.53

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Description

In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion roars tonight… You can’t safely bring the King of the Jungle home with you, but you can securely bring the colours of his African homeland right into your garden. The Calla Lily (Zantedeschia) 'Lion' collection does that for you. This breath-taking collection links the African sunset colours of red orange and deep yellow, in one of the two calla lilies included, and sets this off vividly with a contrasting bright yellow lily. Plant these in large groups to give the effect of a pride of lions on a hot savannah in Africa. This collection will provide a truly warm and wonderful spectacle.

Gracy's gardening tip
"Some Calla Lily varieties (like this Lion collection) 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 collection 'Lion'

  • Flower colour

    Yellow, orange

  • Bulb size

    16/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    16 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • 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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