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Barracuda Calla Lily Bulbs (Pack of 1)

Barracuda Calla Lily Bulbs (Pack of 1)

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Growing Barracuda Calla Lily Bulbs can add elegance and vibrancy to any garden landscape. Here's a comprehensive guide to successfully cultivate these stunning flowers: 

Understanding Barracuda Calla Lilies: 

  • Varietal Overview: Barracuda Calla Lilies (Zantedeschia) are striking flowering plants known for their elegant, trumpet-shaped blooms and lush foliage. 
  • Flower Characteristics: These lilies feature large, funnel-shaped flowers that come in various shades, including vibrant reds, pinks, purples, and white. 
  • Growth Habit: The Barracuda variety exhibits a compact growth habit, making it suitable for both garden beds and containers. 

Planting Barracuda Calla Lily Bulbs: 

  • Bulb Selection: Choose healthy bulbs from reputable suppliers, ensuring they are firm and free from damage. 
  • Timing: Plant bulbs in the spring after the last frost date or in late fall for regions with mild winters. 
  • Soil Preparation: Opt for well-draining, fertile soil enriched with organic matter. Consider a slightly acidic to neutral pH (around 6.0 to 6.5). 
  • Planting Depth: Place bulbs about 2 to 4 inches deep and space them approximately 12 inches apart. 

Ideal Growing Conditions and Zones: 

  • Suitable Growing Zones: Barracuda Calla Lilies thrive in USDA plant hardiness zones 8 to 10, but they can be grown as annuals in cooler zones. 
  • Sunlight: Provide partial to full sunlight for at least 6 hours a day for robust growth and abundant flowering. 
  • Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture without waterlogging, especially during the growing season and blooming period. 
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer during planting and consider a low-nitrogen fertilizer during the growing season. 

Care and Maintenance: 

  • Mulching: Use mulch to retain soil moisture and suppress weed growth around the plants. 
  • Deadheading: Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and prevent seed formation. 
  • Pests and Diseases: Monitor for pests like aphids and snails. Use organic pest control methods to protect the plants. 

Blooming and Flower Development: 

  • Blooming Period: Barracuda Calla Lilies typically bloom from late spring to early summer, producing elegant and colorful flowers. 
  • Flower Care: Support tall stems if needed to prevent bending or breaking of the flowers. Overwintering: In cooler climates, lift the bulbs after the first frost, dry them, and store them in a cool, dry place until the next planting season. Cultivating Barracuda Calla Lily Bulbs involves providing optimal growing conditions and attentive care. By following these guidelines, gardeners can enjoy the exquisite beauty of these trumpet-shaped blooms, adding charm and allure to their garden or floral arrangements.
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Growing Barracuda Calla Lily Bulbs can add elegance and vibrancy to any garden landscape. Here's a comprehensive guide to successfully cultivate these stunning flowers: 

Understanding Barracuda Calla Lilies: 

  • Varietal Overview: Barracuda Calla Lilies (Zantedeschia) are striking flowering plants known for their elegant, trumpet-shaped blooms and lush foliage. 
  • Flower Characteristics: These lilies feature large, funnel-shaped flowers that come in various shades, including vibrant reds, pinks, purples, and white. 
  • Growth Habit: The Barracuda variety exhibits a compact growth habit, making it suitable for both garden beds and containers. 

Planting Barracuda Calla Lily Bulbs: 

  • Bulb Selection: Choose healthy bulbs from reputable suppliers, ensuring they are firm and free from damage. 
  • Timing: Plant bulbs in the spring after the last frost date or in late fall for regions with mild winters. 
  • Soil Preparation: Opt for well-draining, fertile soil enriched with organic matter. Consider a slightly acidic to neutral pH (around 6.0 to 6.5). 
  • Planting Depth: Place bulbs about 2 to 4 inches deep and space them approximately 12 inches apart. 

Ideal Growing Conditions and Zones: 

  • Suitable Growing Zones: Barracuda Calla Lilies thrive in USDA plant hardiness zones 8 to 10, but they can be grown as annuals in cooler zones. 
  • Sunlight: Provide partial to full sunlight for at least 6 hours a day for robust growth and abundant flowering. 
  • Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture without waterlogging, especially during the growing season and blooming period. 
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer during planting and consider a low-nitrogen fertilizer during the growing season. 

Care and Maintenance: 

  • Mulching: Use mulch to retain soil moisture and suppress weed growth around the plants. 
  • Deadheading: Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and prevent seed formation. 
  • Pests and Diseases: Monitor for pests like aphids and snails. Use organic pest control methods to protect the plants. 

Blooming and Flower Development: 

  • Blooming Period: Barracuda Calla Lilies typically bloom from late spring to early summer, producing elegant and colorful flowers. 
  • Flower Care: Support tall stems if needed to prevent bending or breaking of the flowers. Overwintering: In cooler climates, lift the bulbs after the first frost, dry them, and store them in a cool, dry place until the next planting season. Cultivating Barracuda Calla Lily Bulbs involves providing optimal growing conditions and attentive care. By following these guidelines, gardeners can enjoy the exquisite beauty of these trumpet-shaped blooms, adding charm and allure to their garden or floral arrangements.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU

Shipping Weight: 1.0 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 4.0"W x 4.0"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Bulb
  • Container Compatible
  • Good Cut Flower

Characteristics

USDA Growing Zone: 3 - 10
Bloom Season : Fall
Bloom Season : Summer
Flower Color : Mix
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Perennial
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Fall
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

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