Caladiums are grown for their showy leaves. In summer they produce clumps of long stalked, heart-shaped leaves.
Foliage plant all season
9-10 Find your zone
Full Shade,Partial Shade
Maintain soil temperature between 75-78F. Keep the night time temperature of the greenhouse at 65F or higher. Early plantings require longer forcing periods then bulbs planted later in the season, de-eying is recommended.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 65-70
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: High
Cover the bulbs with 1.5-2" of growing medium, use a well draining growing medium with a high organic content.
Caladiums are extremely easy to grow in moist well-drained soil. These shade loving but sun tolerant plants thrive in heat and humidity.
We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.