Caladiums are seasonal perennials, plant them in the spring and summer months. when growing indoors in pots are a stunning addition to any room’s design and feel. They have large, arrow-shaped, and paper-thin leaves that come in a striking array of colors and patterns. A mass of caladium is an explosion of whites, greens, reds, and pinks that are mottled, veined, and striped. They can easily give you the visual impact of flowers while only being foliage plants.
Planting & Care
Light: The caladium prefers indirect light or moderate shade indoors. In some climates, container plants can be grown in full sun, with careful monitoring.
Soil: Plant caladium in a rich, well-drained potting mix.
Water: water as needed to keep the soil evenly moist. Never let the plant dry out. Stop watering the plant when the leaves start to die
Fertilizer: Fertilize the plant weekly during the growing season with liquid fertilizer or use slow-release pellets.
Temperature: The warmer the better. Aim for 70 degrees F, if possible
Pruning: Remove dead stems from the base of the plant to encourage a clean well-groomed appearance.