Purple Calla Lily

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  • 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
Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 12-24 inches
Mature Spread: 1-2 feet
Flowering: Yes
Flower Color(s): Black, Purple
Flower Shade/Description: Dark-Purple to Nearly Black
Fragrant:
Foliage Type:
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

Container Sizes

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.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

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

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • 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.