Calla lilies are exquisitely beautiful, and growing them indoors will bring light to any home. Ranging in various hues from white, yellow, pink and even deep red, these are fairly easy blooms to care for. It isn't unusual to grow your calla lilies indoors, and if you want to do so as well, you should know how to care for them.
You can grow calla lilies from either rhizomes or seeds, and you can grow them indoors as houseplants starting with either medium. Simply use a plastic pot in an appropriate size and add potting mix and soil that contains a mixture of peat moss or vermiculite. Add some warm water and stir it throughout the mixture until it is moist, but avoid making it soggy. The soil should be well draining, above all else.
Place the rhizomes in the pot by at least a good four inches, covering them with the rest of the soil mixture. You will have to keep the plants on a windowsill in a warm room that will receive a good amount of sunlight throughout the day. Make sure the temperature of the room is kept at least at 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Take care to never overwater your calla lilies, and give them fertilizer with a 5-10-5 or 5-10-10 mixture of nitrogen, phosphate and potash. You can expect your flowers to bloom within two to three months, and once they begin to appear, you should stop fertilizing your plants.
Although calla lilies prefer a moist soil, take care to never overwater them. Keeping the plants overly saturated can lead to root rot, a plant disease. At the same time, don't ever allow calla lilies to dry out, either.
With all of the right care and attention, you can expect your calla lilies to thrive for a long time to come. Since they are low maintenance, following these steps should be enough, and you will not have to overly worry about them.