Calla Lily Plants

Calla Lily Won’t Flower


kelly blackwood added on May 29, 2014 | Answered

I have a deep purple Calla Lily which I keep as a houseplant. This is the second year it hasn't flowered and now it has started to drip water/liquid from the end of its leaves. Could you tell me the causes of these problems please?


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theficuswrangler
Answered on May 30, 2014

Flowering plants that fail to flower usually have one or two things going on. Most common is insufficient light; the other is too much nitrogen. Calla lilies also require a dormant period. This article tells you more. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/calla-lily/make-calla-lily-bloom.htm
Many plants exude water from the tips of their leaves. This is called guttation, and is usually a sign that the plant is vigorously moving moisture through its tissues. Nothing to worry about.

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