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Zantedeschia aethiopica Growing Guide

How to Grow Arum lily in your Garden

Arum lily

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Quick Zantedeschia aethiopica Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific name: Zantedeschia aethiopica
  • Common Name: Arum lily
  • Growing Zone (USA): 08 to 10
  • Life Cycle/Type: Indoor Plant, Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 24 to 36
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 12 to 24
  • Time of Bloom: Late spring through mid-summer
  • Color of Bloom: White
  • Leaf Foliage Detail: Green
  • Growth Form: Upright / erect

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: Partially shady to full sunlight
  • Rate of Growth: Quick
  • Suitable Soil Types: Loamy, Neutral
  • Moisture: Moist/Wet

Caring Conditions

  • Level of Maintenance: Medium
  • Propagation: Propagate by division in spring
  • How to Prune: Not needed
  • Pests: aphids, Japanese beetles
  • Diseases: Usually pest free, Rhizome rot

Further Information

  • Can Attact:
  • Tolerant of:
  • Best used in: Border, Container Garden, Specimen
  • Miscellaneous : Attractive foliage, Is not a native plant of N. America, Naturalizing, Some parts are poisonous, Wetlands plant, Suitable for cut flowers, Fragrant flowers, Attractive flowers / blooms
  • Genus Detail: Zantedeschia
  • Further Reading: Here and Here



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