Best Gold Calla Lily

'Best Gold' is a deep golden yellow Calla Lily that blooms in mid-summer.
Zones8 - 10
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Good For Cut Flowers
Good For Containers
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size14-18" tall
Bulb Spacing3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeMid summer until frost
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SKUHC008625

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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14-18" tall. A deep golden blooming Calla Lily, 'Best Gold' blooms beginning in mid-summer from a late spring planting. Plant in sun or part sun into a compost enriched, moisture retentive soil with regular irrigation for best results. They are also excellent in container gardens. Cold hardy in zones 8-10. In colder zones lift the bulbs in fall and store in a cool place over the winter. Hybridized from species native to South Africa.
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SKUHC008625
Common Name
Best Gold Calla Lily
Botanical Name
Zantedeschia Best Gold
Item Package Size
Bag of 1
Flower Color
Yellow
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Bloom Time
Mid summer until frost
Mature Height
14-18" tall
Bulb Spacing
3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Flower Bulb Size
14-16 cm
Planting Depth
Bulbs/Tubers should be planted 1" to 2" below the soil line.
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Ideal Region
Southeast, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Additional Information
Can be grown as an annual in zones 3-7. Hardy in zones 8-10.
Zones
8, 9, 10
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Item Unit Of Measure
Bulb
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Yes
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched) but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.

Growing Calla Lilies:

These tender bulbs can be planted in pots or in the ground. Calla Lily bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched) but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. Calla Lily bulbs quickly create a sizable plant, often growing to 36" high.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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