Why Are My Calla Lilies Drooping

10 Reasons Your Calla Lilies are Dropping or Wilting

  • Dormancy stage. Calla lilies’ natural growth circle includes a period of dormancy.
  • Large, heavy flowers. Calla lilies stems can grow to between 24 – 35 inches high.
  • Over-watering.
  • Drainage.
  • Underwatering.
  • Too much nitrogen.
  • Pests.
  • Fungal and bacterial colonies.
  • Temperature fluctuations.
  • Size of pot.
  • What is the lifespan of a calla lily?

    Available year-round, calla lilies should stay fresh for 7 to 10 days. In terms of care, they're very different than other cut flowers.

    Where do you cut calla lilies?

    Use a clean, sharp tool to cut calla lily flower stems. Make cuts near the base of the plant, so the cut stem won't be sticking up. Removing flower stems does not hurt the plants. The only other pruning that calla lilies require is removal of leaves as they turn yellow and die.

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