The calla lilies are a beautiful genus of flowers that have been enjoyed by people for centuries. The flower blooms from the top of a rather thick stem and sort of resembles trumpet shaped rolled paper, having a texture ranging from rather fleshy to wet autumn leaves. The botanic name of calla lily is Zantedeschia , is a genus of twenty-eight different species all native to the southern parts of Africa with a tropical climate, from South Africa up to Africa aligned with the northern point of Madagascar.
Calla lilies are native to South Africa. The word 'Calla' is Greek for beauty. They have strong mythological ties related to Hera, the wife of Zeus in Greek mythology and Venus in Roman mythology. Calla lily comes in quite a variety of colours such as yellow, dark purple, magenta, orange mustard, pink, purple but the most common are ivory white and is usually associated with purity and innocence. The calla lily can also work as a very beautiful to any office or home.