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Caladium Mixed

Caladium Mixed

All colors.

Showy foliage plants with heart-shaped, variegated leaves of bright red, pink, green and white. Pot early indoors, then plant them, pot and all, outdoors in semi-shade after spring frosts. Or, plant them in shady window boxes. Water well and spray leaves often during hot, dry weather. Excellent for a conservatory or warm sun porch during winter. If not in zones 10-11, dig before frost, dry and store the bulbs in a warm, dry frost-free place.
  • 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


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  • Colorful Shade-Loving Caladiums Mix

Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Caladium
  • 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 heart-shaped leaves with distinct 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 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 Shipping Schedule
Zones Product First Ship Date Last Order Date
All Zones Bulbs, Perennials September 18, 2017 December 11, 2017
All Zones Amaryllis and Paperwhites October 9, 2017 December 26, 2017
3-7A German Iris, Fall Crocus, Colchicum August 14, 2017 October 27, 2017
7B-10B German Iris, Fall Crocus, Colchicum August 21, 2017 October 27, 2017


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.

Your order confirmation will have an estimated delivery time.

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

You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation.

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


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