Caladium Mix

Fancy Leaf Caladium Mix

 
  • Caladium Mix, Caladium, Fancy Leaf Caladium

Caladium Mix (Elephant Ear) provides a blend of five different varieties that will brighten the shady and partially shaded areas of your landscape with colorful foliage.

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Regular Price: $14.99

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Zones 2 - 10
Advantages
Good for Containers
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Bulb Spacing4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Foliage plant all season
Shipping Shipping begins in late February based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first. Learn More…
Size Bag of 5
SKU HSB4V05

Details

18-22" tall. Caladium Mix provides a blend of five different varieties that will brighten the shady and partially shaded areas of your landscape with colorful foliage. They are also an excellent choice as outdoor potted plants for summer color. Plant in moist, rich soil. Cold hardy in zones 9-10, Caladium are best used in Texas, the Southeastern US and areas of the country where the days and nights are hot and humid. Not recommended for higher elevations and arid climates.
SKU HSB4V05
Common Name Fancy Leaf Caladium Mix
Botanical Name Caladium Mix
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height 18-22" tall
Bulb Spacing 4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant so the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Bloom Time Foliage plant all season
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Average Soil
Advantages Good for Containers
Additional Information Grow as an annual in zones 3-8. Hardy in zones 9-10
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first. Most plant orders will arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring 2017, beginning in late February.

Wildflower Seed & Grass Seed Orders ship within 2-3 days.

Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.

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from Southern California

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

  • One Did Not Grow

Best Uses

  • Balcony
  • Outdoors
  • Patio

Comments about High Country Gardens Caladium Mix:

I put the caladiums on my small apartment balcony and they added lovely color and contrast to the rest of my plants. Unfortunately, one or two bulbs did not "take." However, there was enough variety so that it was okay. The other bulbs did great.

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Q & A

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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