Can I plant a calla lily Ina flower bed?

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I received a calla lily and would like to put it in a flower bed. Will it do good in ground?
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  • Depends what zone you are in- I am in zone 7 which in a mild winter they come back but lost mine winter 2014 when it dipped to 0 during a cold week. I am not sure what your zone is and that will determine. I believe it is zone 7b and up. hope that helps
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 28, 2016
    Depends on where you live and how much moisture the plant will receive as calla lilies do not like wet.
  • Emma Hill Emma Hill on Mar 29, 2016
    a calla lily is not for outdoors usually unless you are in a warm climate area most of time then i think be okay , but if it gets cold i wouldnt chance it, bring it inside if in doubt.
  • Bre1692319 Bre1692319 on Mar 29, 2016
    Yes but it needs lots of well drained water and part sun/shade😊
  • Kcama Kcama on Mar 29, 2016
    My experience is you can't kill them! We do live in a milder weather area, but from one Easter gift, I have a yard full - all pulled up many times, but they just hang on - the pulled up bits even bud in the trash can if they get a little water. They are lovely in the spring, but wilt back in the heat.
  • Catherine Smith Catherine Smith on Mar 29, 2016
    It looks like you're in MS. So plant that lily and any "friends" in well drained soil, and enjoy. They like it outdoors in the south.
  • Suzette Trimmer Suzette Trimmer on Mar 29, 2016
    Love growing Calla Lillies, and for many they are once established hardy and hard to klll. Then there are those from the school of they are delicate pain- staking due to holding up plant once bloomsI have heard it all when it comes to these amazingly beautiful not the ordinary flowers. However; I do need you to know that if you live above the Mason-Dixon line they must be dug up and brought inside. From my experience. I have also found that they love occasional watering with any fish emulsion.
  • Louis Lieberman Louis Lieberman on Mar 29, 2016
    here in israel they do well in the garden-at one point they spread onto the lawn-are u aware(to my knowledge)they are a cultured version of "jack in the pulpit" which grows wild in certain areas-i assume we're talking about what they call kallie here
  • Cathy Cathy on Mar 29, 2016
    If the bulb was forced, it might or might not come back---but do plant it and allow the green part to die back naturally---all bulbs need that to prepare them for the next time they bloom.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Mar 29, 2016
    For those that have answered you all need to remember what zone this is.
  • Cheryl Clifton Cheryl Clifton on Apr 02, 2016
    Yes you can plant them in your flower beds but in your zone you may possibly need to dig them up in the fall and keep them in a dry dark area that stays around 50 degrees for the winter. Like a crawl space or basement.