Arum lily, Trumpet lily, White arum lily, Egyptian lily, Lily of the Nile, Richardia, African lily, Altar lily, Calla lily, Calla aethiopica
Z. aethiopica – Z. aethiopica is a perennial suitable for ponds, bog gardens, or moist soil. It has rich green, arrow-shaped leaves and funnel-shaped white spathes in spring and summer.
All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested. The sap may irritate skin and eyes.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
White, Yellow in Spring; Yellow, White in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.
Architectural, Bog garden, Waterside
Plant in loam soil (ideally in planting baskets) in water up to 30cm deep, in full sun. Protect overwintering plants by removing the baskets and storing them in a frost-free environment.
Boggy damp conditions, Pond/In water
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral