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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
description:
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'.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
By division of rhizomes in spring

usage:
Good for cut flower.

other notes:
Bred by Sande of Holland.

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