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Calla Lily


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All About Calla Lilies

Calla lily flowers, renowned for their graceful curves and timeless elegance, have become a go-to choice for adding sophistication to DIY events and parties. Their versatility and distinct beauty make them a perfect option for various floral arrangements. In this extensive guide, we'll delve into the care of calla lily flowers, explore their characteristics, and uncover how Moxie Blooms empowers hosts with tutorials to seamlessly incorporate these blooms into beautiful events. From centerpieces to bouquets, discover the endless possibilities that calla lilies bring to your DIY floral designs.

Caring for Calla Lily Flowers

Before embarking on your journey of using calla lilies in floral designs, it's crucial to understand the care needed to keep these elegant blooms looking their best:

  • Watering: Change water frequently to ensure stems are drinking properly.  Do not overfill your hydration vase!  Fill hydration vases with only a couple of inches of water to prevent calla stems from getting mushy and rotted.
  • Sunlight: Keep Calla lilies away from bright sunny light and windows to ensure they are at their best for your event
  • Temperature: Maintain a moderate temperature, ideally between 60-75°F (15-24°C), to ensure your callas are ready for your event.
  • Pruning: Trim the ends of stems consistently to ensure correct stem length and also continued hydration for stems.

By following these care tips and watching out Flower Care 101 video you can extend the life of your calla lilies and continue to enjoy their beauty throughout your event or home decor. Remember that different flower varieties may have unique care requirements, so it's always a good idea to research specific care guidelines for the types of calla lilies you have.

Characteristics of Calla Lily Flowers

Calla lily flowers possess distinctive characteristics that set them apart, making them a symbol of refined beauty:

  • Sculptural Form: The unique shape of calla lilies, resembling an elegant trumpet, adds a sculptural quality to floral arrangements.
  • Varied Colors: Calla lilies come in an array of colors, including classic white, vibrant hues like cranberry, orange, and yellow, and even bold midnight plum.
  • Long Stems: The elongated stems of calla lilies make them perfect for creating tall and sleek arrangements.

Best Uses of Calla Lily Flowers in Floral Arrangements 

DIY’ers adore calla lilies for its versatility and elegance. From bouquets and centerpieces to boutonnieres and flower bars, the possibilities are endless. Its longevity ensures that the floral magic lasts throughout your event.

  • Centerpieces: Create dramatic and sophisticated centerpieces by arranging tall calla lilies in sleek vases, capturing attention and setting the tone for a refined event.
  • Flower Bars: Incorporate calla lilies into flower bars to allow event attendees to mix and match these elegant blooms, fostering creativity and personalized arrangements.
  • Bouquets: Whether as the main attraction or complemented by other blooms, calla lilies make for a stunning addition to bouquets.  Build your bouquets with your best friends for a fun and out of the ordinary girls night experience!

Moxie Blooms: Your Guide to Calla Lilies

Moxie Blooms serves as a valuable resource for hosts and hostesses seeking guidance in using calla lilies to elevate their events. The platform offers step-by-step tutorials and instructions, ensuring that even those with minimal floral design experience can craft breathtaking displays. From selecting the freshest calla lilies to arranging them in visually appealing designs, Moxie Blooms empowers hosts to infuse their events with the sophisticated allure of these timeless blooms.

Complementary Colors and Flowers

The versatility of calla lilies allows them to complement a wide range of colors and flowers. Consider pairing them with:

  • Greenery: Combine calla lilies with lush greenery for a fresh and natural look, adding depth and texture to your arrangements.
  • Soft Pastels: Create a romantic atmosphere by pairing calla lilies with soft pastel flowers like roses or peonies.
  • Contrasting Colors: Make a bold statement by combining calla lilies with contrasting blooms in vibrant shades, such as deep purples or hot pinks.

Types of Arrangements with Calla Lily Flowers: Endless Elegance

Long lasting and with a large color variety, calla lilies are the perfect flower choice to add elegance and sophistication to your event or party.  Here are just a few options:

  • Classic Calla Lily Bouquets: Craft timeless bridal bouquets using all-white or ivory calla lilies for a sophisticated and elegant look.
  • Sleek Tall Centerpieces: Create sleek and modern centerpieces by arranging tall calla lilies in minimalist vases, adding a touch of drama to your event decor.
  • Mixed Bloom Arrangements: Combine calla lilies with other flowers like roses or carnations for a lush and visually stunning arrangement.
  • Floating Floral Centerpieces: Place calla lilies in tall glass vases filled with water for a floating centerpiece effect, creating a sense of enchantment.

No matter your event or color palette, calla lilies are sure to set your arrangements apart!

Events Suited for Calla Lily Floral Arrangements

Calla lilies, with their timeless elegance, are suitable for a variety of events. Consider featuring them in:

  • Weddings: Embrace the classic and sophisticated aura of calla lilies for weddings, particularly in bridal bouquets and centerpieces.
  • Formal Galas: Add a touch of luxury to formal events and galas with tall calla lily centerpieces, creating a sense of opulence.
  • Anniversary Celebrations: Symbolizing purity and devotion, calla lilies are perfect for celebrating milestones like anniversaries.

Calla lily flowers are a symbol of timeless elegance, perfect for elevating DIY events and parties. With Moxie Blooms as your guide, you can confidently incorporate the sophisticated allure of calla lilies into your floral arrangements, creating displays that captivate and leave a lasting impression. Whether you're hosting a wedding, a formal gala, or an anniversary celebration, the sculptural beauty of calla lilies adds a touch of refined grace to any event. Elevate your next celebration with the enduring elegance of calla lily flowers, and let Moxie Blooms be your partner in crafting unforgettable moments.

For a hassle-free experience, Moxie Blooms provides a wide variety of calla lilies to suit any event. Our online ordering system ensures that your flowers are delivered right to your doorstep straight from the farm! You can read more about our shipping options here.

If you're planning a large-scale event, consider buying calla lilies in bulk. Moxie Blooms offers an extensive selection of calla lilies for bulk purchase, providing you with the abundance needed for your grand celebration. Want to pull it all together with supplies and instructions?  No problem!  Check out Flower Moxie Supply for all your vase and mechanics needs and be sure to check out our tutorials here for all your design needs!

Moxie Blooms allows you to place your flower order at least 8 days before your event!  By taking a proactive approach, you can avoid last-minute stress and have ample time to turn your calla lilies into the bouquets, centerpieces, and arrangements of your dreams. 

No matter what your vision is for your party or workshop, Moxie Blooms can help you. For more information about our calla lilies, or to place an order, please contact us today. We are here to help make your DIY dreams a reality!


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