Zantedeschia 'Black Forest'

Zantedeschia ‘Black Magic’

Arum lily

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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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

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

Black

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

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 ‘Black Magic’ bears yellow flowers with a black centre, 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 'Black Magic'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Shade type: Damp
  • Hardiness: Frost 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
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

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 'Black Magic' and wildlife

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

Is Zantedeschia 'Black Magic' poisonous?

Zantedeschia 'Black Magic' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to People

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

Plants that go well with Zantedeschia 'Black Magic'