Caladium


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Caladium

cultivated, ornamental plant genus in the family Araceae; contains calcium oxalate raphide crystals, causing erosive stomatitis, salivation.
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Caladiums, an ornamental also produced largely with methyl bromide, are a $15 million crop in Florida.
Caladium (Heart of Jesus, Elephant's Ears, Angel's Wings) is a tuberous foliage plant.
Send orders to: The People Caladium Offer, PO Box 35, South West District Office, Manchester M16 9PD.
In coastal areas, plant summer-blooming bulbs of caladium, calla lily, canna, montbretia (Crocosmia), dahlia, gladiolus, gloxinia, tiger flower (Tigridia), tuberose, and tuberous begonia.
For shade, try begonia, caladium, chocolate plant (Pseuderanthemum alatum), coleus, gerbera, impatiens, lobelia, oxalis, pentas (P.
Set out summer bulbs such as acidanthera, caladium, canna, crinum, dahlia, daylily, gladiolus, iris, and montbretia.
Showy foliage plants such as breynia, caladium, and leopard plant add year-round color.
This perennial grows from a tuberous rootstock that resembles a small, hairy caladium bulb.
Aroids (including caladium, calla, dieffenbachia, and philodendron).
Fancy-leafed caladium is an exuberant example of the latter.
15: Dig and store your caladiums, dahlias, tuberous begonias and gladiolus bulbs before the ground freezes.
For those storage items that are not edible (glads, cannas, callas, caladiums and other ornamentals), a dusting of sulphur on cut surfaces should suppress the spread of rot.