Can you plant calla lilies?
Subsequently, one may also ask, do calla lilies come back every year?
Many people treat their gift calla lilies as annuals. They receive a potted flower, or buy them for spring decorating, and then toss it when the blooms are done. In truth, though, calla lilies are perennials and you can actually save your potted plant and watch it bloom again next year.
Additionally, can calla lilies survive winter? Calla Lily Winter Care in Warm Climates Calla lilies are not cold hardy. This means that calla lily winter care in some gardens will be different from other gardens. If you live in USDA plant hardiness zone 8 or higher, your calla lilies can survive the winter outdoors in the ground and do not need to be dug up.
Also, can I plant a potted calla lily outside?
Calla lilies are ideal for landscaping garden ponds, where they thrive in water up to 12 inches deep. When planted in water, the rhizomes can remain outdoors as long as the water doesn't freeze at the planting depth. You can also transplant your callas into pots and grow them as houseplants.
How do you care for a calla lily outside?
Growing Zantedeschia outdoors (Calla Lily)
- Plant after danger of frost has passed in full sun or partial shade (partial shade is required in the South and warm inland areas of the West unless the soil is constantly wet) and rich moist soil.
- Rhizomes should be planted horizontally, with the growing points facing up.