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calla

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calla lily:

see arumarum,
common name for the Araceae, a plant family mainly composed of species of herbaceous terrestrial and epiphytic plants found in moist to wet habitats of the tropics and subtropics; some are native to temperate zones.
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Marginals that flourish in depths up to 23cm (9in) include water mint, an attractive, fast-growing evergreen with mauve flower heads in summer; bog arum, Calla palustris, with long-lasting white spathes; and the magnificent Lobelia cardinalis, with dark red foliage and scarlet flowers on tall stems, which will also grow in shallower water.
The huge range includes such favourites as primulas and irises (pictured), marsh marigold, water forget-me-not, water mint and bog arum.
(6) Top plants to consider include: marsh marigold with yellow flowers, bog arum with white flowers, miniaturereed-mace, perfect for those who love bulrushes but don't have the space, water forget-me-not with stunningly pretty pale blue flowers, and bog iris with its rich purple blooms.