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Do white 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.

What does a white calla lily symbolize?

White calla lily flowers are commonly used in Easter services and have come to represent resurrection and rebirth. White calla lilies also carry the meaning of innocence, while yellow blooms express gratitude. Pink calla lily meaning includes appreciation and admiration. Purple calla lilies signify passion.

Are calla lilies an indoor or outdoor plant?

Although an outdoor plant by nature, the Calla Lily will perform wonderfully as an indoor plant. Keeping this rhizome happy indoors is a matter of paying attention to some very basic growing conditions.

How do you take care of a white calla lily?


  1. Keep the soil moist, but not soggy.
  2. Provide bright, indirect light.
  3. Apply liquid fertilizer monthly while in flower.
  4. Keep away from heating and ac vents.
  5. Reduce watering when the plant enters dormancy (November)
  6. Cut the leaves off at soil level once they’ve died.

Do calla lilies need sun?

SHADE AND SUN: In warm climates, calla lilies grow well in full sun or partial shade. In cooler areas they grow best in full sun. ZONE: Calla lilies are winter hardy in zones 8-10. In colder areas they can either be grown as annuals or can be dug up in the fall and stored indoors for replanting the next spring.

Do calla lilies need full sun or shade?

Do calla lilies need full sun?

Can calla lilies grow in pots?

Pots for calla lilies should be at least 10 to 12 inches (25-31 cm.) in diameter and well-draining. While calla lilies need consistently moist soil, improper drainage can cause rots and fungal diseases. The planting medium should also retain moisture but not stay too soggy.

What flower goes best with calla lilies?

Pink Bridal Bouquet with Calla Lilies: However, the flowers also play well with others. This pretty pink bouquet by Krista Jon combines calla lilies with garden roses, ranunculuses, and dusty miller.

What other flowers go with Calla Lillies?

Calla lilies are slender flowers, so companion flowers in arrangements should provide fullness without distracting from the calla lilies’ distinctive shape. Classic roses or full hydrangea stems are the top recommendations from floral bouquet designer Kimberly Aurora Kapur.

What does the Calla Lily look like?

Calla lilies have deep green foliage with a glossy sheen and showy blooms in various colors , like several other species of plants. The gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides) is a broadleaf evergreen growing in USDA hardiness zones 8 through 10.

What is the meaning of white Lilly?

The noun WHITE LILY has 2 senses: 1. lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowers. 2. white Egyptian lotus : water lily of Egypt to southeastern Africa; held sacred by the Egyptians. Familiarity information: WHITE LILY used as a noun is rare.