Caladiums for lasting summer color - a local Quail Valley Summer Garden. L to R - Red Flash, Carolyn Wharton/Pink, Miss Muffet Strap Lime w/Maroon Spot  

Caladiums for lasting summer color - a local Quail Valley Summer Garden. L to R - Red Flash, Carolyn Wharton/Pink, Miss Muffet Strap Lime w/Maroon Spot

 

Caladium Planting Guide

Once again for 2015 - 2016 season we have premium Caladium Bulbs available. The varieties offered stand up to morning and filtered sun, but Caladiums do better with some shade.

Available Varieties and Colors


RED FLASH

RED Flash - Red Color

RED Flash - Red Color

Very large leaves and showy. These are the last Caladiums to come up, but produce well through a variety of growing conditions.

Color: Red

Light: Morning and Filtered Sun

Size: #1 for Large Foliage

 


White Christmas

White Christmas - White Color

White Christmas - White Color

Very large leaves and showy. Stand up well to Texas heat and create a cool feeling. Shimmer at night in moonlight or with low voltage lighting. Works well in a variety of settings whether in clusters with other plants or dedicated to an single area.

Color: White

Light: Partial and Filtered Sun

Size: #1 for Large Foliage


Carolyn Wharton

Carolyn Wharton - Pink

Carolyn Wharton - Pink

A showy pink that can stand up to some sun. Intense pink with small red veins and green. Carolyn Wharton produces large full plants that are quite showy against evergreens. Has produced longer that some of the softer blush and lighter pink varieties.

Color: Pink

Light: Partial and Filtered Sun

Size: #1 for Large Foliage


Lee Stokes

Lee Stokes - Green Variegated White

Lee Stokes - Green Variegated White

Very large leaves and showy. Stand up well to Texas heat and create a cool feeling. Shimmer at night in moonlight or with low voltage lighting. Works well in a variety of settings whether in clusters with other plants or dedicated to an single area.

Color: Green Variegated White

Light: Partial and Filtered Sun

Size: #1 for Large Foliage


Pink Beauty

Pink Beauty - Green Splattered Pink

Pink Beauty - Green Splattered Pink

Very large leaves and showy. Stand up well to Texas heat and create a cool feeling. Shimmer at night in moonlight or with low voltage lighting. Works well in a variety of settings whether in clusters with other plants or dedicated to an single area.

Color: Green Spattered Pink

Light: Partial and Filtered Sun

Size: #1 for Large Foliage


Strap Caladiums are excellent for borders as shown in foreground. Shown (L to R) smaller foliage Red Strap and Miss Muffet Strap

Strap Caladiums are excellent for borders as shown in foreground. Shown (L to R) smaller foliage Red Strap and Miss Muffet Strap

Miss Muffet Strap

Miss Muffet Strap - Lime w/Maroon

Miss Muffet Strap - Lime w/Maroon

Lime color with maroon to cranberry spots adds a striking color contrast to any garden. Stands up well to Texas heat. Ideal for smaller foliage borders. Usually come up early, but depending on location may be finished by the end of September especially if grown in more sun.

Color: Lime w/Maroon to Cranberry Spots

Light: Partial and Filtered Sun

Size: #2 Border Planting


Red Strap - Red w/Some Green

Red Strap - Red w/Some Green

Red Strap

Red with some green, Red Strap, also stands up in the sun but will need irrigation during extremely dry weather. Foliage is particularly slender and adds a unique texture to your garden. Great for border and looks wonderful in groups where some lush but smaller foliage is needed.

Color: Red w/Some Green

Light: Parial to Filtered Sun

Size: #2 Border Planting

 


Grower may substitute variety and colors on occasion. Pre-order to avoid unavailable variety/colors.