Zantedeschia Captain Promise

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Soft pink flowers growing darker with age on glossy green leaves mottled with white.

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Description

Zantedeschia Captain Promise is a wonderful calla lily starting off pale pink and with age deepens to a dark purplish pink.

Zantedeschia are best started off in the greenhouse.  Plant out in a damp spot in the garden or containers when the fear of frosts have passed.  Zantedeschia Captain Promise are attractive summer flowering plants and will brighten up any garden setting. They are also ideal to grow in containers and put the container in a frost free location over winter. If growing outside, they are best grown in a sunny well drained area.

Zantedeschia are native to southern Africa from South Africa north to Malawi.

Growing Information

Grow in warm sunny spots and if fear frost from bring indoors. Protect plants from frosts over the winter. Cultivate soils to a depth of 15cms and plant bulbs with rough surface facing up 10cms deep.

Keep well fed with well rotted compost, Bonemeal or Tomato food during leaf and flower stage.  Usually better if brought indoors over winter or keep in very sheltered spots.

Soil type: Free draining light soil

Aspect: full sun if possible, although partial shade is ok

Height: 18-24″ (45-60cm)

They are best started off in the greenhouse and planted out in a damp spot in the garden. Zantedeschia aethiopica or callas are attractive summer flowering plants and will brighten up any garden setting. They are also ideal to grow in containers and put the container in a frost free location over winter. When grown outside, they are best grown in a sunny well drained area.

 

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