Exotic Caladium Bulbs
Exotic Caladium Flower Bulbs
Caladium are frequently referred to the common names Elephant ear, Heart of Jesus, and Angel Wings (which they share with the closely related genera Alocasia, Colocasia, and Xanthosoma). From the original South American plant, Caladium bicolor has more than 1000 identified varieties.
Directly rising from the tuber buried in the ground underneath are large, spear- or arrowhead-shaped leaves on long stems. Each leaf can grow up to 12 inches long on 1-foot stalks, depending on the soil and conditions. Another well-liked indoor plant is caladium hortulanum.
You can keep it outside in the summer when the weather is ideal and bring it inside during the winter in the correct temperature.
Common Names - Angel Wings, Heart of Jesus and elephant ear
Maximum Height. - 15-35 inches.
Difficulty Level. - Medium
Sunlight - Need bright light but not direct sunlight.
Watering - When leaves appear, keep evenly moist. Never allow to dry out and keep humidity as high as practical.
Soil - Moist, rich soil.
Temperature - 70 to 85 degrees C
Fertilizer. - Feed weekly with a diluted water-soluble fertilizer to assure continued growth of new leaves.
Exotic Caladium Flower Bulbs Uses
- Exotic Caladium Flower Bulbs are excellent for providing foliage color spring, summer.
- This plant is primarily grown for its attractive foliage and is suitable for borders, containers and as a specimen.