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Calla Genus

Bog arum

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilBoggy
  • WaterMoist

Description

Calla genus (Bog arum). This is a deciduous or semi-evergreen, perennial, spreading, marginal water plant. The leaves are smooth and heart-shaped and it will grow in loose clump. The flowers are produced in white spathes.

Characteristics

Perennials, Semi-evergreens, Aquatics

Origin

Northern Europe

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage and showy spathes that surround insignificant flower clusters.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will require a sunny position, in mud or up to 25cm depth of water.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in the spring or by seed in late summer.

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