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RE: [Aroid-l] "black" zantedeschias

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] "black" zantedeschias
  • From: anton huang anton_huang84@hotmail.com
  • Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 19:35:20 +0700

hi steve..the black callas i know is hybrid name 'pot black', it's dwarf and don't have any spot on the leaves like other callas (clean green leaves). that's all i know..hope i can help u.


regards,
anton.





> Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 01:40:17 -0600
> From: samarak@gizmoworks.com
> To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
> Subject: [Aroid-l] "black" zantedeschias
>
> I keep forgetting to ask about this ....
>
> A few weeks ago I was wandering through a local warehouse club (Sam's). They
> had an arrangement of the most impressive black zantedeschias I've ever seen.
>
> They weren't truly black, of course, but easily the darkest I've ever seen,
> looking black from any distance at all and without any lighter edge. And in a
> lot of the darker varieties I've seen, the spathes haven't been that large -
> looked like lots of rehmannii in them, to me, from the size and shape. But
> these had larger spathes with a more open shape. I thought they were artificial
> until I was within a couple of meters, and I had to scratch them to be sure
> they weren't painted or otherwise artifically colored somehow.
>
> The distributor rep happened to be there, and said they were grown either in
> Costa Rica or Columbia - she wasn't sure which, and didn't know any more. They
> got in only enough to do that one arrangement, and I've seen none since.
>
> Anyone know what variety that might be? I've checked out "black callas" on the
> web - lots of hits, but nothing as impressive as this one.
>
> Steve
>
> -- Steve Marak
> -- samarak@gizmoworks.com
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