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Calla Lilly

Zone Nottingham | Mat230-1 added on January 17, 2019 | Answered

I always cut my Calla Lilly down to the ground each winter when died back. This year the folidge is still florashing and not died shall I leave it or cut it back now? Thanks

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Mat230-1
Answered on January 17, 2019

Thank you for your help
I haven't watered it since last summer a few of the leaves on the underneath died and I've cut them back but it keeps growing this has never happened before and it's been in the same place about 15yrs every year it dies of I cut it back and I then have a amazing display the following spring/summer
Will it do it any hard of I just cut it all the way back now?

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MichiganDot
Answered on January 17, 2019

Calla lily need a dormant period before they rebloom. If temperatures aren't likely to get cold enough to induce dormancy, do it by letting the plant dry out completely. Allow the foliage to die back before trimming it off. The last part of the following article explains how to do this: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/calla-lily/make-calla-lily-bloom.htm

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