Caladium bicolor 'Florida Sweetheart' /Florida Sweetheart Caladium

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Sweetheart'   / Caladium bicolor 'Florida Sweetheart'
An excellent plant for growing in conatiners
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An excellent plant for growing in conatiners

Growing on a patio in full sun for much of the day

In sunny position in a landscape

Rich pink, green and a little white in the leaves

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Scientific Name: Caladium bicolor 'Florida Sweetheart'
Common Name: Florida Sweetheart Caladium
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Handsome rich color. Plant tubers in a loose, porous soil. Only a few leaves are produced in tight, compacted soils. Tubers may be lifted, dried and stored in late fall. Place in a cool, dry area and replant the following spring. Second year caladium tubers are normally one size smaller.