Growing flowering summer bulbs like pink calla lilies brings bold color and showy blossoms into the home garden. Prized for their interesting appearance and height of approximately 30 inches, the calla lily flower, though not a true flower, exhibits a flared shape surrounding the yellow spadix, a thick protrusion.Though calla lilies bloom in a variety of colors including pinks, whites, yellows and reds, they all require similar care. Versatile plants, your pink calla lilies are well-suited to both the indoor and outdoor gardening space.
Grow pink calla lilies in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 2 to 8 as a container plant, in the ground with mulch in zone 8, and with or without mulch in the ground in zones 9 to 11.
Practice caution when gardening with calla lilies. Wear gardening gloves when handling these flowers and keep them away from children, pets and livestock. Do not ingest calla lilies as all parts of this plants are poisonous and can lead to death, particularly in smaller children and animals. Symptoms include swollen, burning mouth and digestive trauma like diarrhea. Immediately contact 911 or a poison control center if ingestion occurs.