Caladiums are a beautiful warm-weather element to add to shady areas which come in a wide range of colors!
Water Requirements: Keep evenly watered, but stop watering during dormancy period.
Soil: Moist, well drained soil that is fertile. It would be helpful to mix in compost before planting.
Growth Rate: Quick to reach full height once they pop up!
Temperature: Caladiums will be dormant until temperatures are consistently above 70 F during the day and 60 F at night.
Pruning: Not necessary.
Toxicity: Toxic to cats and dogs when ingested.
Features: Unique, colorful leaves.
Tips: Caladiums will die back into the soil when the weather gets colder, but they will come back strong as soon as it warms up!