Calla Lily Plants
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Longevity of Calla Lily Flowers

Anonymous added on May 22, 2014 | Answered

My gorgeous calla has been in blossom for 2-1/2 weeks. The flower stems are bending and the flowers are wilting. The plant is in the southern window (indoors). HELP!

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Nikki
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Answered on May 22, 2014

Generally, potted calla lilies bloom 4-6 weeks, so this is unusual. Blooming may be delayed or shortened if not receiving adequate lighting. Also, you should give the plant a dormant period following the bloom time to encourage additional blooming. These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/calla-lily/growing-calla-lilies-and-care-of-calla-lilies.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/calla-lily/make-calla-lily-bloom.htm

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