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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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In the caladium trials, where the pest pressure was much higher than in the delphinium trial location, their grower cooperator also applied a soil treatment often used on caladiums known as "Telone II" (1,3-dichloropropene).
In the caladium trial, they found no significant differences among methyl bromide, Paladin, and Midas in terms of total weeds, "rogue" or off-variety plants produced, or in total hours of labor for weeding, but yields were dependent on the combination of fumigant and cultivar.
The dahlias, cannas, caladiums, glads, and similar tender perennials will demand your expenditure of energy and time if you are to take advantage of the multiplication that occurred in the summer.
Plant summer bulbs - agapanthus, caladiums, and tuberoses in light shade, cannas and dahlias in sunny spots.
In coastal areas, plant summer-blooming bulbs of caladium, calla lily, canna, montbretia (Crocosmia), dahlia, gladiolus, gloxinia, tiger flower (Tigridia), tuberose, and tuberous begonia.
Were cannas, caladiums, dahlias, glads, tuberous begonias or any other tropical plants that grow from tubers, tuberous roots, corms, bulbs or rhizomes a part of your garden this year?
While tulips are the biggest seller in fall, caladiums are most popular in spring.
For bloom in late spring or summer, plant agapanthus, caladiums, and tuberoses in light shade; cannas, dahlias, and zephyranthes in sunny spots.
Botanically, each of these storage structures is quite different, and if we were involved in propagating cannas, gladioli, dahlias, caladiums, iris, or tuberous begonias, we would need to understand the limitations and potentials of each type of plant.
For a centerpiece, try a red variety surrounded by white caladiums, mums, ferns, or holly branches.
Since caladiums need heat and moisture to grow best, start them indoors in pots.