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Caladium bicolor 'Candidum' /Candidum Caladium

Caladium bicolor 'Candidum'   / Caladium bicolor 'Candidum'
Likely the most popular variety of caladium
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Likely the most popular variety of caladium

Containers of caladiums

Containers of caladiums featured in mid-summer garden at Longue Vue Gardens in New Orleans

Provides great accent in the summer garden

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Scientific Name: Caladium bicolor 'Candidum'
Common Name: Candidum Caladium
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories:
Comments: One of the best with white in the foliage. Provides strong accent in heavy shade. Plant in outdoor beds when night temperatures average 60 F. Tubers seldom overwinter in the ground except in zones 10 and ll.