Caladium Red Ruffle
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$43.55 $63.55 incl. GST
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Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 40cm.
- Caladium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae.
- They are often known by the common name Elephant Ear, Heart of Jesus, and Angel Wings.
- There are over 1000 named cultivars of Caladium bicolor from the original South American plant.
- Red Ruffles is an intense red strap leaf caladium, intermediate size, and looks beautiful as a mass planting, a full hanging basket or as a border plant.
- This versatile caladium is a patent-protected University of Florida release.
- A rich, well-drained potting mix is good for caladium.
- Fertilize the plant weekly during the growing season with liquid fertilizer or use slow-release pellets.
- It prefers indirect light or moderate shade indoors.
- The narrower the leaves, the greater the sun it can withstand.
- When leaves appear, keep the plant evenly moist.
- Never allow it to dry out.
- Keep the humidity as high as is practical.