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List Price: 10.49
Each order includes one large Grade #1 caladium bulb and the fertilizer to get it growing quickly, along with detailed planting instructions.
Strawberry Star is a stunning caladium with its rose-pink, slightly ruffled leaves with its contrasting green edges. It is an excellent performer with a compact habit.
Caladium Companion Plants: coleus, impatiens, begonias
Sweetheart Caladium Plant Care Instructions: If grown indoors as a houseplant, the plant will need misted regularly or the container can be placed on top of a pebble filled tray with water. If grown outdoors in a container, plants need watered daily. If grown in the soil, watering can be less frequently if mulch is used. Once the foliage starts dying back in the fall, cut the stems back to the soil. Dig up the tubers and store them for the winter.
Mature Height: 12-18 inches
Mature Spread: 12-18 inches
Foliage Color: Multicolored
Features: Heat tolerant
Garden Styles: Container Garden, Indoor Garden, Therapeutic Garden, Tropical Garden
Plant Used for: Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Texture, Thriller
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly: No
Sunlight: 2-3 hours morning or late afternoon sun
Overwinter Zones: 9, 10, 11
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Properties: Well-drained
Fertilizer: Once per month when actively growing