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Colorful Shade-Loving Caladium Miss Muffet

Colorful Shade-Loving Caladium Miss Muffet

Beautiful chartreuse leaves with red veins and spots characterize this gorgeous Colorful Shade-loving Caladium. Miss Muffet is perfect as a patio plant, in a hanging basket or in the front of a shady border—also an excellent choice for a conservatory or warm sun porch during winter. Pot early indoors and transfer outside after spring frosts. Water well during hot, dry weather. Take care to lift tubers in zones 10-11 in the fall and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after all signs of frost are gone. Deer tend to avoid.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-10
  • Mature Height 12 - 18 inches
  • Bloom Time July till first frost
  • Light Requirements Full Shade, Half Sun / Half Shade

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Botanical Name: Caladium 'Miss Muffet'


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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR
  • Botanical Name :

    Caladium 'Miss Muffet'
  • Size :

    2.5"-3.5"
  • Lift In Fall:

    3-8
  • Suggested Uses:

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

    Insignificant
  • Foliage Type :

    Large peltate heart-shaped leaves with colorful membranes. Flowers are chartreuse with red veins and spots.
  • 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. Plants prefer a warm spot with filtered light 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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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.



Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule
Zones First Ship Date Last Day to Order
3-5A March 19, 2018 June 11, 2018
5B February 26, 2018 June 11, 2018
6A-10 February 19, 2018 June 11, 2018
Tropicals April 30, 2018 June 11, 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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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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