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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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13) This culminates in his admiration of the Aurora Borealis variety of the Caladium, whose leaves he compares to "viande crue, striee de cotes pourpre, de fibrilles violacees, une feuille tume-fiee, suant le yin bleu et le sang.
They applied each treatment to about a half-acre of delphiniums in a field in Hobe Sound and 2 acres of caladiums at another site in Zolfo Springs.
Robert Davie likes variegated ginger, ferns, variegated ivy, caladiums, palms and foliage that displays green tones from pale and silvery to glossy green-black.
Plants that come from tropical and semi-tropical countries, like caladiums, begonias, Bird of Paradise Flower (Strelitzia Reginae), Weeping Figs and Rubber Plants (Ficus), Swiss Cheese plant (Monstera deliciosa) and many of the orchids, do not need a great deal of heat - 59-68F (15-20C) is acceptable.
Azaleas, caladiums, delphiniums, flax, tobacco and jimson weed carry toxin in all their parts, while others carry it only in the leaves or in their berries.
17: Before full moon, dig up cannas, caladiums, tuberous begonias and gladiolus bulbs to avoid damage from the cold.
Annuals of caladiums, impatiens, and red geraniums fill beds within the shady yard, and fall means blue and white pansies go into the ground.
Store other summer bulbs and tubers, including those of begonias, caladiums, cannas, dahlias, and gladiolas, in a cool, dry place until March, when they can be started indoors; or wait until May to plant them directly in the garden.
The aisle was lined with thousands of planted flowers including caladiums, lilies, ferns, azaleas, and hydrangeas as well as candle-lit black lanterns hanging from shepherd's hooks.
Store bulbs and tubers of begonias, caladiums, cannas, dahlias, and gladiolas in a cool, dry place until March, when they can be started indoors.
Her garden features a preponderance of pink azaleas, impatiens, and caladiums, as well as a thriving cluster of purple phlox that stretches from her driveway to the front door.
Start begonias, caladiums, callas, cannas, and dahlias in pots indoors on a sunny windowsill.