Choose a deep container thats. Winter care for calla lily plants in the ground in warm climates is simply to mulch the spot where the calla lilies grow in the winter and stop watering the spot for the winter.
Air temperatures should be reliably above 55F at planting timeand beyond.
When to plant calla lilies bulbs. In cold climates its best to wait until the soil has warmed to at least 65F. Plant calla lily rhizomes 1 to 2 inches deep in a well-drained potting mix about 6 to 8 weeks before the average last spring frost in your area. Plant 2 to 4 inches deep outdoors.
Do not allow tuber to freeze. Hard to grow unless in protected containers andor indoors during winter. They may be started.
You can also replant potted calla into a garden bed in spring or fall. Growing calla lilies in pots isnt difficult but it does require the right container. Evergreens Zone 3 to 6.
Place the calla lily bulb so it is lying horizontally with the eyes facing upward. This will allow the plant to go dormant and rejuvenate itself. Keep the potting mix moist but not wet.
The trickiest part of planting calla lily bulbs is that you must wait until soil is warm and theres no chance of frost. Plant calla lily bulbs in a mixture of peat moss and bone meal that has been enriched with compost. By growing calla lily in a pot or pots in some locations they can be started indoors earlier than they could be started outdoors.
Callas grow well in low moist. Zone 7 to 10. Choose a location with organically rich soil that holds moisture well.
Do not allow the tuber to freeze. In other areas they can be planted when temperatures rest higher than 55 degrees F below 55 degrees calla lilies stop growing. Tips include planting depth and how to water.
Calla lilies should be planted in the spring after all danger of frost has passed. How to Grow Calla Lilies. The roots can become crowded necessitating division and replanting every three to five years during the fall.
They can be planted at any time. When to Plant Most Calla Lily varieties are winter hardy in zones 810 and should be planted outdoors in the spring after the risk of frost has passed. Choose an appropriate pot.
For a head start you can plant the rhizomes in pots indoors about a month before planting them. The best time to transplant calla lilies Zantedeschia aethiopica is in the spring after all danger of frost has passed and the soil is beginning to warm. September 1 to February 15.
9 rows Planting Your Calla Lilies Calla rhizomes should be planted in spring. After potting water well and place the containers in a warm 70 to 75F location. This video shows how to plant calla lilies in containers for the patio or in the garden.
Calla lilies are tropical plants that crave heat. Although calla lilies are known as spring bulbs in tropical climates or USDA zones 8-10 calla lilies thrive outdoors year-round. Calla lily rhizomes which look somewhat like small potatoes are planted in spring after the danger of frost has passed.
Can leave in ground outdoors through winter. Learn how to plant Calla Lily Zantedeschia bulbs and care for them with this simple video demonstration. They can also be started in autumn in indoor containers or in warmer climates a month before the average last frost date to get a jump start.
If you live in USDA plant hardiness zone 8 or higher your calla lilies can survive the winter outdoors in the ground and do not need to be dug up. Plant the calla lilies outside when the weather is warm and dry in the spring. Choose a location that contains moist soil.
Planting calla rhizomes in cold wet weather causes them to rot.