Dwarf Caladium (Caladium 'Miss Muffet') in the Caladiums Database

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Data specific to Caladiums (Edit)
Leaf shape: Fancy
Primary leaf color: Novelty
Misc Caladium Details: Dwarf

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Other: Berries white when ripe.
Underground structures: Tuber
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Caladiums --  Classy, Colorful, and CarefreeCaladiums -- Classy, Colorful, and Carefree
June 5, 2014

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!

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Location: Belmont - part shade (in 2010)Date: 2010-0812
By pirl
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Date: 2012-08-08It never failes to impress.I use it in planters and along borders
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Location: Austin ,TXDate: 2014-08-06Miss Muffet with Callas
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Location: Austin ,TXDate: June
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2014-05-07
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2012-0817
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Location: Jersey City, NJDate: 2013-04-29unusual marbling on one corm
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Location: Sun garden Pittsford NYDate: 2011-07-20Sweet border with impatiens
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-16
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2014-09-17Much lighter in color than in July.
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2015-05-05
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Location: Graves Co. KYDate: 2016-07-01Recovery after puppy attack
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Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2014-0709
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2014-09-17Very nice in shade.
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2014-09-17
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Plant Events from our members
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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Current bulb action by purpleinopp Oct 15, 2018 11:28 AM 122
What Perennials are you ordering 2018? by ge1836 Sep 17, 2018 3:23 PM 63
The End of the year after the Caladium festival Blow Out!! by caladiums4less Oct 30, 2016 8:07 PM 85
Mid-Atlantic spring 2016 group buy for caladiums, local pick-up by critterologist Apr 26, 2016 1:25 PM 37
Florida Garden - Winter and Spring 2016 by Dutchlady1 Jun 25, 2016 5:38 PM 248
Special on Mixed Strap Leaf Caladium Bulbs by caladiums4less Jun 28, 2015 10:51 AM 7
Special on Mixed Strap Leaf Caladium Bulbs by caladiums4less May 15, 2015 8:58 AM 0
Mixed Strap Leaf Caladium Bulbs by caladiums4less Mar 29, 2015 7:31 AM 1
What are your new additions to your garden? 2015 by pixie62560 Jul 29, 2015 4:44 PM 454
2015 Caladium & Tropical Bulb Sale by caladiums4less Feb 2, 2015 4:32 PM 55

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