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Zantedeschia aethiopica

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Calla lily
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Water Garden
Comment:

Plant in 1 to 2 gallon container; rich soil; cover with up to 2 inches of water; sun to partial shade; may need to overwinter indoors

Description:
Herbaceous, bulbous perennial; leaves long and strap-like; flowers small, in a spadix surrounded by a white spathe.
Height:
2-3 ft.
Foliage:
Shiny arrow-shaped leaves
Flower:
Large (3-10 in.), fragrant, white aroid flowers with central yellow spadix
Poison Part:
All parts.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion.
Symptoms:
Severe burning sensation and swelling of lips, tongue, and throat; stomach pain and diarrhea possible.
Toxic Principle:
Calcium oxalate crystals and possibly others.
Severity:
HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN!
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape as cultivated herbaceous ornamental, florist cut flower.

NCCES plant id: 2461

Zantedeschia aethiopica Zantedeschia aethiopica
Tracie Hall, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Zantedeschia aethiopica Zantedeschia aethiopica
Jon Sullivan, CC BY-NC-2.0