One of the flowers with the most elegant image and attractive presence in gardens and floral arrangements, is the white cartridge; since they have a unique beauty, given by its shape and its distinctive color, full of grace and sobriety. What has led to this is one of the flowers more employed in various celebrations of ceremonies, such as marriages, where the white cartridge has a privileged place in the various arrangements and bouquets that adorn the main room. The white cartridge also receives different common names, which include cala, cala Lily water, alcatraz, Ethiopia, cartridge, Lily ring; receives the scientific name of Zantedeschia aethiopica, which is due to a dedication to the botanical Zantedeschi. Its origin takes place in the region of the Cape, in South Africa; so is of tropical origin. Does the white cartridge belongs to the family of the? raceas.
It is a herbaceous plant of vivacious longevity; vegeta at coast of a large fleshy underground stem, which manages to give a regrowth to the passing of each year. The white cartridge this provided a few roots rhizomatous, from which are born a few leaves and flower stems; leaves present an image similar to arrow keys, since they are pointed toward the tip and with very pronounced midrib, are also meaty and accompanied by a bright color, are sustained thanks to a petiole, which presents a double length than the blade. The main attraction that presents the cartridge white and therefore the reason for its cultivation, are the husks, as are organs decorative, very similar to the petals, which are accompanied by a pleasant aroma; So what is believed to be the flower in white cartridge, is not more than a modified leaf, which surrounds the spadix, i.e. to the true floral organ of white cartridge, which is erect and a characteristic yellow colour. The appearance of the husks is given with the conditions of the summer, showing off his beautiful image until the end of the autumn. The passage of one year should be given to the new regrowth.
In the stage prior to flowering, white cartridge you need a good amount of water, but after flowering the irrigation should decrease in good quantity. Something very useful to accelerate the processes of this flower, make a cut until the white cartridge perform the seed production, fact that will be passed to that flourish once again throughout the year. The white cartridge produces berries, which are contained in the calyx and are pale yellow; However you can not always present fruiting. The cartridge white for being a semi-acuatica flower, if you want to plant in a pot needs to stay partially submerged in water. If he wants to put in gardens, it is ideal to put it near a pond, also in bedding and accompanied by shade or semi-shade, wet corners.