Name: Pronounced zanter-DESK-ya or zanter-DEE-sha, but commonly known as calla or arum lilies which are much easier to say! Calla was the old Victorian name for them before they were renamed Zantedeschia.
Colour: Available in thr spring in shades of pinks, pale creams, and flesh tones, purple-black, yellow and terracotta oranges.
Availability: All year round.
Care Tips: They last around two weeks. The petals are fleshy and very easily bruised, take care when transporting or arranging them.
Varieties: White arums are very popular with style gurus for their sculptural elegant shape. Their richly coloured relatives are becoming better known, they have smaller, more elegant flower shape and lend themselves more easily to mixing with other flowers.