Adds color to patio containers.
We ship this item in Spring
- SKU: 71767
- Zones: 3-10
- Height: 12 - 24 inches
- Shade Requirement: Full Shade, Partial Shade
- Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Packed 3 per offer
- Botanical NameCaladium hortulanum
- Ships AsNO. 2 BAREROOT
- Lift In Fall3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Height12 - 24 inches
- Spacing10 - 12 inches
- Spread10 - 12 inches
- Light RequirementsFull Shade, Partial Shade
- Foliage TypeLarge peltate heart-shaped leaves with colorful membranes.
- Bloom TimeNon-flowering
- Flower FormNon-flowering
- Soil RequirementsWell drained.
- Growth RateModerate
- PruningNo pruning necessary. Remove old leaves when they turn yellow to keep plant tidy.
- Winter CareWinter hardy in zones 9-10; lift in all other zones in fall and store in a cool, dry place where they won't freeze.
- Additional InformationCaladiums are tender and need to be moved indoors for the winter months. Or moved to an unheated garage until spring.
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Planting InstructionsPlant 2" deep (bud tips up) and 10" apart. Water well after planting. Place in a warm, filtered light area away from direct sun light which will scorch the leaves.
Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.
2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Bulbs, Potted Plants and &
|1A-4B||4/29/19 - 6/21/19|
|5A||4/1/19 - 6/21/19|
|5B||3/18/19 - 6/21/19|
|6A-6B||3/4/19 - 6/21/19|
|7A-7B||2/25/19 - 6/21/19|
|8A-8B||2/18/19 - 5/24/19|
|9A-10B||2/11/19 - 5/24/19|
|Last Order Date||Zones 1-7: June 17th, 2019
Zones 8-10: May 20th, 2019
*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.
Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.
Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.
After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate and tracking information.
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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.