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Schwartzwalder Calla Lily Bulb - 14/16 cm Bulb - Soft amazing amber flame and fiery hints!

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The Schwarzwald Calla Lily, also known as Zantedeschia 'Schwarzwalder', is a stunning perennial plant known for its deep, dark purple-black flowers and glossy, arrow-shaped leaves. Here's a description and planting instructions for this striking plant:

Flowers: The flowers of the Schwarzwald Calla Lily are trumpet-shaped and can grow up to 12 inches (30 cm) long. They are a rich, velvety shade of purple-black, almost appearing black in certain lighting conditions.
Foliage: The glossy, arrow-shaped leaves are typically green with darker veins, providing an attractive contrast to the dark flowers.
Height: These calla lilies can grow up to 18-24 inches (45-60 cm) tall.
Blooming Period: Typically, Schwarzwald Calla Lilies bloom from late spring to early summer, though they can sometimes continue flowering into the fall.
Habitat: They thrive in moist, well-drained soil and are suitable for planting in borders, containers, or along pond edges.
Planting Instructions:
Select a Location: Choose a spot in your garden that receives partial to full sunlight. These calla lilies prefer moist soil but should be planted in an area with good drainage to prevent waterlogging, which can cause rot.

Prepare the Soil: Before planting, prepare the soil by adding organic matter, such as compost, to improve its fertility and drainage. Mix it thoroughly into the soil to a depth of about 6-8 inches (15-20 cm).

Planting Depth: Plant the Schwarzwald Calla Lily rhizomes (the bulb-like structures) about 2-4 inches (5-10 cm) deep in the soil, with the pointed end facing upward. Space multiple rhizomes about 12 inches (30 cm) apart from each other to allow room for growth.

Watering: After planting, water the rhizomes thoroughly to settle the soil and provide moisture to the roots. Throughout the growing season, keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water deeply when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch.

Mulching: Applying a layer of mulch around the plants can help conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature. Organic mulches like shredded bark or compost are ideal. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the base of the plants to prevent rotting.

Fertilization: Feed your Schwarzwald Calla Lilies with a balanced fertilizer once a month during the growing season, following the manufacturer's instructions for application rates. This will support healthy growth and abundant flowering.

Maintenance: Remove spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming and prevent the plant from putting energy into seed production. After the first frost in autumn, cut back the foliage and apply a layer of mulch to protect the rhizomes during winter.

By following these planting instructions and providing proper care, you can enjoy the dark beauty of Schwarzwald Calla Lilies in your garden for years to come.

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