Lance-leaf Caladium (Caladium 'White Wing') in the Caladiums Database

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Data specific to Caladiums (Edit)
Leaf shape:Lance/Strap
Primary leaf color:White
Misc Caladium Details:Sun tolerant

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Water Preferences:Wet Mesic
Mesic
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:11 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: Rear of hosta plantaginea, deep shade - almost no direct sun at all.Date: 2012-0812
By pirl
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Location: Austin ,TXDate: 2014-08-08White Wing with Miss Muffet and Callas
By Bubbles
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Location: Rear of hosta plantaginea, deep shade - almost no direct sun at all.Date: 2012-0812Filled in this dead shade corner very well.
By pirl
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Location: Work areaDate: 2012-0519Bulbs as received from Bill of Caladiumbulbs4less
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Location: Hosta gardenDate: 2012-0812Extreme right in the photo. Last to emerge due to lack of all sun
By pirl
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Location: Orangeburg, SCDate: 2015-10-17Caladium White Wings
By Deebie
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Spring transplant by ge1836May 20, 2015 9:26 AM25
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