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botanical name:
Zantedeschia 'Black Star'
Zantedeschia 'Black Star' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Calla Lily
family:  Araceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: maroon
stem/bark: maroon
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Very dark maroon-black flower spathes and stems. Leaved are speckled with whitish markings and thinly edged dark maroon, similar to the flower colour.
Darker in colour than Z. 'Schwarzwalder'.

Needs consistently moist, humus-rich soil and can be grown in wet, boggy conditions or even treated as a pond marginal. Full sun or part shade.

By division of rhizomes in spring

Good for cut flower.

other notes:
Bred by Sande of Holland.

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