Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Flamingo'

Zantedeschia aethiopica ‘Flamingo’

Arum lily

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Flowers

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  • Botanical name: Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Flamingo'
  • Common name: Arum lily
  • Family: Araceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Arum lilies, Zantedeschia, have large, glossy foliage which, in late spring and early summer, is complemented by large, white, hood-shaped blooms. They make excellent cut flowers. They’re perfect for growing beside water, in shallow pond margins or a bog garden, where they associate well with other water plants. They can also be grown in damp borders with other moisture-loving plants.

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Zantedeschia aethiopica ‘Flamingo’ is a vigorous cultivar bearing pastel pink flowers and contrasting yellow spathe. Grow in moist soil in full sun. In cooler regions offer protection in autumn and winter or in grow in containers which can be moved indoors.

How to grow Zantedeschia 'Flamingo'

  • Plant size

    80cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Shade type: Damp
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Boggy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Zantedeschia 'Flamingo' and wildlife

Zantedeschia 'Flamingo' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Zantedeschia 'Flamingo' poisonous?

Zantedeschia 'Flamingo' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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