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Zantedeschia aethiopica


Zantedeschia aethiopica
Photo Information
Copyright: Lucas Aguilar (laguilar) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 63] (213)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-03-21
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Olympus Camedia C-765 UZ
Exposure: f/8, 1/30 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-03-30 4:15
Viewed: 4744
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Spanish]
In this 'Calla' there was an insect walking. I wanted to do a photo to him. And I just in the moment to shoot, it flew, and this photo stayed. I think the structure of the spadix it is detailed and because of it I put it.

Calla lily
(Zantedeschia aethiopica)


DESCRIPTION:
Flower is a solitary, showy, funnel shaped unfurling spathe. Spathe is 6" - 9" and tapers to a point. Spadix rises from the center of the spathe.

COLORS:
White, Yellow, Pink

AVAILABILITY:
March to June

FRAGRANT?
Yes

USES IN ARRANGEMENT:
Focal point

SELECTION GUIDE:
Watch for brown edges or tips, or bruised areas on spathes.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
Pull stems

RECOMMENDED FOR HOME CULTURE?
Yes

HOME CULTURE NOTES:
Popular house plant and hobby greenhouse plant which needs rest period in summer if grown indoors. Hardy to Zone 8.

PROPOGATION:
Rhizome division

CARE:
Before arranging, recut stems, remove foliage that will be under water & put in mix of warm water & floral preservative for a few hours or overnight. Place arrangement away from direct sunlight, heat vents, air conditioners and drafts. Water and remove dying blooms and foliage daily. To prolong vase life, every 4 - 5 days, recut stems & clean container thoroughly. Rearrange remaining flowers, adding mixture of warm water & floral preservative to your "new" arrangement. Floral preservative is recommended and is available commercially.

NOTES:
The white Calla Lily is fragrant.


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  • nofer Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1190 W: 366 N: 811] (2307)
  • [2005-03-31 21:46]
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Boa macro! Meio estranho acho que isso que o pessoal não fez críticas... He... He...
Reynaldo

Fantastic macro!

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