- Incredible Blooms
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Direct Light, Bright Indirect Light)
- Average Watering Needs, Rich, Well-Draining Soil
- Mature Height 12-24 inches
The Purple Calla Lily is a stunning plant both indoors and outdoors. This is a moderately fast grower with the ability to produce blooms all summer long. As a native to Africa, this plant grows well in tropical conditions. It prefers high humidity and temperatures, making it a great houseplant. It can grow up to 2-3 feet tall and 1-2 feet wide.
Best Locations For Growing Purple Calla Lily
Growing Calla Lilies indoors is a great option for those of us not located in hardiness zones 8-10. Surprisingly easy to grow, Purple Calla Lilies are great container plants. Place this potted plant near a bright window in your kitchen or living room, or use it to add drama to your cut-flower arrangements. Make sure to keep these toxic plants away from pets and children.
Purple Calla Lily Sunlight Requirements
Provide this plant with plenty of bright, indirect sunlight. Placing it near an east- or west-facing window would be perfect, or near a south window at a distance of a few feet.
Purple Calla Lily Care
The Purple Calla Lily prefers a porous, well-draining soil. When they are planted in containers, use high-quality, all-purpose potting soil. Calla Lilies like their soil to be kept moist, but not soggy. For this plant, provide plenty of bright, indirect sunlight.
Watering Purple Calla Lily
Purple Calla Lily should only be watered when the first few inches of soil are dry. These plants dislike being too soggy. Check the soil about once a week to see if it needs watering.
Feeding Purple Calla Lily
Upon planting, apply any well-balanced, slow-release fertilizer. In fertile soil that’s rich in organic matter, no other fertilizer is necessary. Too much nitrogen-rich plant food will encourage plenty of foliage growth at the expense of flowering. Avoid choosing a blend that is nitrogen heavy.
Purple Calla Lily Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Direct Light, Bright Indirect Light
|Care Requirements: Easy
|Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
|Pet Friendly: No
|Kid Friendly: No
|Air Purifier: Low
|Growth Rate: Fast
|Mature Height: 12-24 inches
|Mature Spread: 1-2 feet
|Flower Color(s): Black, Purple
|Flower Shade/Description: Dark-Purple to Nearly Black
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Foliage Description: Green
|Temperature: 60° - 80°F (16° - 27°C)
|Humidity: Above Average (60% - 80%)
|Common Name: Purple Calla Lily
|Other Name(s): Calla Lily
|Scientific Name: Zantedeschia 'purple'
|Plant Type: House Plant
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.