Caladium bicolor/Caladium

Caladium bicolor / Caladium bicolor
Border planting of caladiums
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Scientific Name: Caladium bicolor
Common Name: Caladium
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Over 1,000 named varieties and some newer ones are sun-tolerant. Do not plant outdoors until night temperatures are at or above 60 degrees F. Excellent for growing in containers.