The Calla, also known as Zantedeschia, is a graceful flower with stylish looks. The flower is available in white, red, yellow, pink, purple, orange, green, black and bi-coloured. Ample choice then! The flower originates in the marshlands which stretch from South Africa to Malawi, where conditions can range from swampy to parched. This makes the Calla not only beautiful, but also a survivor; a very strong flower indeed. The Calla symbolises various things; it is often considered as a metaphor for purity, standing for both sympathy and beauty. The flower is thought to bring luck. Calla is also known as a pitcher plant: The Greek gods apparently drank from its calyxes. The beautifully formed flower is a welcome complement to deluxe bouquets, corsages and decorations. However, solo in a vase the Calla also makes something of a statement.
- Trim the stems diagonally.
- Make sure that the vase is nice and clean, fill it with water and use cut flower food
- Don’t place in a draught, above the radiator or in full sun