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Caladium Florida Cardinal

Caladium Florida Cardinal

Red, deep green border.

Grown specifically for their ornamental foliage, caladiums offer spectacular color through the summer. With its color, it can enhance almost any shady area, from patios and decks to shaded corners of the garden. Plant them in shady window boxes where sun-loving annuals won't grow. Ideal for conservatory or warm porch during winter.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-10
  • Mature Height 12 - 18 inches
  • Bloom Time July till first frost
  • Light Requirements Full Shade, Half Sun / Half Shade

We ship this item in Spring

Botanical Name: Caladium 'Florida Cardinal'

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Caladium 'Florida Cardinal'
  • Ship As :

    Bulb
  • Size :

    1.5-2.5"
  • Lift In Fall:

    3-8
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Ground Cover, Perennializing, Shade Garden
  • Flower Form :

    Insignificant
  • Foliage Type :

    Large peltate heart-shaped leaves with colorful membranes.
  • Mature Spread :

    12 - 18 inches
  • Spacing:

    12 - 18 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    1-2" deep (bud tips up) and 12-18" apart. Water well after planting. Place in a warm, filtered light area away from direct sun light which will scorch the leaves.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    None
  • Winter Care :

    Lift tubers in the fall (zones 3-8) and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after last frost.
  • Planting Depth :

    1-2" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed.

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Shipping Information

K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.


       Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First day to ship Last day to order
    All 9/17/2018 12/10/2018

  • Iris
    Zones First day to ship Last day to order
    1A 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    1B 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    2A 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    2B 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    3A 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    3B 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    4A 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    4B 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    5A 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    5B 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    6A 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    6B 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    7A 8/13/2018 10/15/2018
    7B 8/20/2018 10/15/2018
    8A 8/20/2018 10/15/2018
    8B 8/20/2018 10/15/2018
    9A 8/20/2018 10/15/2018
    9B 8/20/2018 10/15/2018
    10A 8/20/2018 10/15/2018
    10B 8/20/2018 10/15/2018

  • Amaryllis and Paperwhites
    Zones First day to ship Last day to order
    All Zones 10/8/2018 12/25/2018


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

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When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated delivery estimate.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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