Captain Brunello Calla Lily

Zantedeschia sprengeri 'Captain Brunello'

Vivid orange flowers and lush, sword-like foliage add an exotic, tropical flair to any entryway, porch, or patio. Impressive cut flower. An easy to grow, frost-tender herbaceous perennial in warm winter regions; may be overwintered indoors elsewhere.
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8-11: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationzan-te-DES-kee-uh SPRENG-er-ee
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 10 to 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Midsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitUpright, Vase-Shaped
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Poolside, Specimen, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsSweet Flag (Acorus); Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla); Bee Balm (Monarda); Dahlia (Dahlia); Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica)

Provide enriched, well-drained soil; adapts to varied soil moisture when established. Remove old, faded foliage for a tidy appearance. In cold winter zones, move to a sunny indoor location or remove rhizomes and store in a cool, dry place.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual in All Zones