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
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
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
By pirl
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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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What else do we grow in 2018 by hawkarica Sep 20, 2018 10:00 AM 1,002
Caladium buds by crawgarden Jul 25, 2017 10:46 AM 24
Let's see what else we are growing in 2017 by Ursula Jan 10, 2018 6:14 PM 1,057
Caladium Plants by Calypso1 Aug 19, 2016 2:58 PM 5
Let's see what else we're growing, 2016 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 1, 2017 4:46 PM 1,398
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
Caladium question by needrain Jul 26, 2016 7:47 AM 78
Mixed Strap Leaf Caladium Bulbs by caladiums4less Mar 29, 2015 7:31 AM 1
Spring transplant by ge1836 May 20, 2015 9:26 AM 25

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