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The Caladium World - great for shady areas, they'll light up the darkest areas of your garden!

There aren't many plants that will light up a shady area of your garden like these! Grown not for flowers, but for their amazingly vibrant, beautifully patterned, heart-shaped leaves. Like dahlias, they're tender perennials, so should be lifted from borders (or pots moved) in autumn, stored in a frost-free place over winter and planted out again in spring. Collection contains all three varieties - Rosebud, Postman Joyner, Candidum - or available individually. Height 50-60cm (20-24"). Tuber size 1. Collection contains 9 tubers (3 of each variety):

Rosebud - Bright green leaves with large splashes of deep pink veins.

Postman Joyner - Bright red leaves with deep green border.

Candidum - Spectacular, vibrant white leaves with bright green veins.

Caladium originate from Brazil and are fantastic foliage plants. Commonly known as Angel Wings or Elephant Ears, they are a frost tender perennial and if planted outdoors need a rich, well-draining soil and partial shade.

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Light up a shady area in the garden

The Caladium World - great for shady areas, they'll light up the darkest areas of your garden!

There aren't many plants that will light up a shady area of your garden like these! Grown not for flowers, but for their amazingly vibrant, beautifully patterned, heart-shaped leaves. Like dahlias, they're tender perennials, so should be lifted from borders (or pots moved) in autumn, stored in a frost-free place over winter and planted out again in spring. Collection contains all three varieties - Rosebud, Postman Joyner, Candidum - or available individually. Height 50-60cm (20-24"). Tuber size 1. Collection contains 9 tubers (3 of each variety):

Rosebud - Bright green leaves with large splashes of deep pink veins.

Postman Joyner - Bright red leaves with deep green border.

Candidum - Spectacular, vibrant white leaves with bright green veins.

Caladium originate from Brazil and are fantastic foliage plants. Commonly known as Angel Wings or Elephant Ears, they are a frost tender perennial and if planted outdoors need a rich, well-draining soil and partial shade.

Colour:Other

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:True

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:51-60cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:True

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

INDOOR PLANTING - You will need a container at least 15cms deep and big enough for the bulb itself and to allow space for the roots to develop. Fill the container with well-drained multi-purpose compost and vermiculite. Dig a small hole in the compost (5 – 8cms deep) and place the bulb in the hole with the ‘nose’ facing upwards. If the nose is not clearly visible then lay the bulb on its side, cover with compost and pat down lightly. Place the container in an area that will get good light but not direct sunlight. Water regularly keeping the soil moist at all times but be careful not to overwater. Add liquid fertiliser once a month to keep the foliage colourful. Once the leaves have died back store the caladium in the container ready for the next season at temperatures of 13–16C.

OUTDOOR PLANTING - Once any danger of frost has passed and outdoor temperatures are warm the grown on bulbs can be planted into the soil or patio containers. For better results mix a rich compost with the soil. Choose a sheltered location with partial shade. Dig a hole 5 – 8cms deep and place the bulb in the hole and cover with soil. Water regularly to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. Caladium grown in pots also should be fed with liquid fertiliser once a month to promote growth. Unless you live in a warm part of the country then dig up the bulbs once the growing season has ended and before the first frosts. Store at 13–16C ready to plant again next year.

Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Prefers partial or full shade.

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