Caladium 'Freida Hemple'
The large, heart-shaped leaves of ‘Freida Hemple’ caladium are edged in bright green and have bold red centers. Caladiums are excellent choices to add color, texture, and form to shady areas.Like most plants, caladiums grow best in fertile, well drained soil. You can improve the texture and fertility of your soil by adding compost or top soil at planting time. During the growing season, caladiums will appreciate an occasional dose of liquid fertilizer.
Caladiums have big, heart-shaped leaves that display amazing color combinations of white, pink, red and green. The plants love hot, humid weather and grow best in full to partial shade, though most varieties can also be grow in full sun as long as they get plenty of water. This gives you many more options for planting caladiums in your garden and landscape, and for combining them with other sun loving annuals, perennials and bulbs. Though caladiums rarely flower, their beautiful leaves guarantee a colorful show wherever they are planted -- beneath trees, between shrubs, in perennial borders or in containers.
Caladium leaves can be shaped like hearts, arrows, or lances in color combinations of red, pink, rose, white, chartreuse, and green. The brilliant foliage of this classic plant is often translucent, which makes them light up your garden. They've brightened shady spots for generations, but now you have the option of newer selections that can take some direct sun.
Dimensions of Potted Plant: L x B x H ~ 5" x 5" x 9"
Growth Medium: Coco Peat
Pot Description: Round Plastic Pot
Basic Care Guide
Water: Sparingly water every day
Feed: Liquid fertilizer every month
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