|Heart of Jesus|
|Primary leaf color:||Novelty
|Misc Caladium Details:||Dwarf
|Sun Requirements:||Partial Shade to Full Shade
|Water Preferences:||Wet Mesic
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 13
|Plant Height:||12 to 18 inches|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
|Fruit:||Other: Berries white when ripe.
|Uses:||Suitable as Annual
|Toxicity:||Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
|Containers:||Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
|Child plants:||3 child plants|
If you're looking for a splash of color in a shady garden area, try Caladiums. Even the beginner gardener can grow these tubers with minimal skill. Dig a two-inch hole, drop in a tuber (eyes up), give it a little water and a slow release fertilizer, and cover it up. You're on your way to success!
|skylark||On September 1, 2018||Entered Dormancy|
|skylark||On May 18, 2017||Plant emerged
overwintered corms sprouted
|skylark||On May 5, 2016||Plant emerged
1st leaf emerged
|skylark||On April 26, 2016||Transplanted
cleaned up tubers, rooted and potted tented on heat mat to sprout
|skylark||On May 15, 2015||Potted up
only 3 tubers left, the rest rotted.
|kytnbabe||On June 1, 2017||Obtained plant
Received 20 #2 bulbs from caladiumbulbs4less.com
|kytnbabe||From May 27, 2017 to December 31, 2016||Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Want to replace. Love this Caladium!
Planted corms late. June 20, 2018. Overwintered then in box of pine straw. They were very dry and some obviously didn't make it.
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