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Topic: Caladium

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  Caladium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caladium is a genus of plants of the family Araceae.
The genus Caladium includes seven species, which are indigenous to Brazil and to neighboring areas of South America and Central America.
Caladiums grow from corms and can be propagated by dividing the tubers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Caladium   (376 words)

 The Genus Caladium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Caladium and Xanthosoma are sometimes difficult to distinguish.
Caladium is well adapted to distrubance, often proliferating in areas along roads in partial shade; ranging from near sea level to at least 1,000 m."
The fancy-leaved caladium of cultivation is a complex of selections of species and of hybrids many of which are interspecific.
facultystaff.vwc.edu /~presslar/greenhouse/caladium/Genus_C.htm   (544 words)

Caladiums are tropical foliage plants grown for their spectacular, multicolored decorative leaves.
Caladiums are not hardy year-round, although it is possible to overwinter the dry tubers indoors.
Caladium leaves are combinations of red, pink, green and/or white, with colored midribs and contrasting backgrounds and borders.
hgic.clemson.edu /factsheets/HGIC1160.htm   (973 words)

 Gardener's Net: Caladium
Others recognize Caladiums as a colorful, leafy plant that brightens up the shady areas of their yard.
Caladium is grown as an ornamental plant for it's colorful leaves.
Caladium are perfectly comfortable in a pot or container, resulting a a very popular houseplant or deck plant.
www.gardenersnet.com /bulbs/caladium.htm   (506 words)

 Caladiums for the Home Landscape
Caladiums traditionally needed protection from full sun for best growth and color, but some of the newer cultivars tolerate exposure to full sun for a couple of hours daily.
Caladiums are heavy feeders of potash and phosphorus and must have ample moisture and summer feeding of fertilizer in order to produce good tubers for the next growing season.
Caladiums are not drought tolerant and should be watered on a regular basis.
www.ces.ncsu.edu /depts/hort/hil/hil-8517.html   (1116 words)

Extensive plantings of a mixture of Caladium bulbs provides a breath-taking expanse of red, pink, white and green colors throughout summer and fall.
Caladium leaves are somewhat deer resistant although the deer will nibble if hungry.
Caladium plants are tropical and emanate from Panama to Brazil.
www.virginiagarden.com /caladium.html   (111 words)

 Caladiums for Florida
Caladiums have been grown in Florida for their colorful foliage for many years and they continue to be popular landscape and container plants (see Figure 1).
Caladiums (Caladium hortulanum) are members of the Araceae family and are tropical American in origin, with many of them coming from the Amazon basin in Brazil.
Caladiums can be damaged by nematodes, and plants grown in the same area year after year have a greater chance of infestation.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /EP003   (1641 words)

 www.TopTropicals.com - rare plants for home and garden
Caladiums have no stems; the leaves are borne on long leaf stems that arise directly from the underground tuber.
The many cultivars of caladium were developed from the wild Caladium bicolor that grows naturally in tropical South American forests that have pronounced wet and dry seasons.
Caladiums are propagated by division of the tubers.
toptropicals.com /catalog/uid/CALADIUM_BICOLOR.htm   (329 words)

 16th Annual Caladium Festival - Caladiums - Greater Lake Placid Florida Chamber of Commerce
Caladiums were first grown in the Lake Placid area in the early 1940's.
Caladiums are increasingly popular as landscape plants as their use is becoming more widely known.
The caladiums are grown in large fields which have been compared to the tulip fields in Holland for their beauty during the summer months.
www.lpfla.com /events/caladium.htm   (824 words)

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Caladiums are biennials (they come back each year), grow from tubers and grow well in low light.
Caladiums are subject to attack by aphids, mealybugs, red spiders, scale and thrips.
Caladiums are used for border plants in gardens and on commercial locations.
www.terryco.us /Caladiums/Caladiums.htm   (215 words)

Although most commonly planted as an annual in the spring, many Caladium bulbs left in the garden after the foliage is gone will pop up the following year in Southern and Central Florida, with an average lifespan of three years.
Caladium leaves can also be a colorful addition to cut floral arrangement.
All parts of the Caladium plant are toxic when eaten raw, please be cautious with small children by warning them not to touch or eat.
www.american-farms.com /text_plant_pages/caladium.htm   (368 words)

 Caladium Fields
The annual Caladium Festival draws crowds each fall when these fascinating plants are in "full bloom"---when their leaves are a rainbow of hues filling acres with color rivaling the tulip fields in the Skagit Valley in Washington.
In late summer and early fall when the crop is mature, the wide-ranging landscape is a tapestry of bright red, pink, and white and all the shades in between.
Take some caladium bulbs with you and enjoy these highly decorative plants around the yard or grown in pots placed on a patio, deck or in a window.
www.htn.net /lplacid/murals/mural_caladium.htm   (299 words)

 Caladium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
While growing, caladiums need night temperature in the high 50's and days around 80, constantly moist soil and fertilize every other week.
A. Saving caladium bulbs in this area is not recommended since bulb size usually decreases after one year's growth.
If you want to try to save caladium tubers for another year, dig them as soon as possible and allow to dry in a well-ventilated but shady area.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/flowers/caladium.html   (265 words)

 UF DEVELOPS NEW WHITE CALADIUM VARIETY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Because its leaves and major leaf veins are white, the UF variety is part of a smaller group of caladiums known as “June Bride-type” caladiums.
Chlorophyll is a pigment that caladiums and other plants use to produce food by photosynthesis, and it gives the leaves their green color.
Known scientifically as Caladium x hortulanum, caladiums are tropical foliage plants native to South America, particularly Brazil, he said.
www.napa.ufl.edu /2002news/caladiums.htm   (506 words)

 Caladium Bulbs
Caladiums are tropical plants which come in a variety of colors and combinations.
Caladiums thrive outdoors during the warmer months and add a lush, exotic touch to your yard or garden.
Most Caladiums are at home in the shade or partial shade, but some varieties are more sun tolerant (see caladium catalog page) and can be planted in areas with little shade.
www.caladiumbulbs.com /information.htm   (614 words)

 Caladium Restaurant in Belmopan - Belize, Belizean & International dining
The Caladium Restaurant is owned and operated by the Del Valle family (Frances, Selina and Tricia) and was opened on the 28 of December, 1984.
The clientele of the Caladium includes office employees from the various Government Ministries, tourist groups visiting the area and many of the Government Ministers including the Prime Minister of Belize - The Honorable Said Musa.
Visit the Caladium Restaurant on your next trip to Belmopan and experience the comfort and hospitality of Belizean Culture combined with tantalizingly tasteful Belizean and international meals.
caladium.www4.50megs.com   (596 words)

 Storing and Growing Caladium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Caladiums, or as they are called Caladium bicolor, are fantastic choices for shade or partial shade in all areas of North America.
A caladium plant consists of leaf petioles (stalks) which emerge directly from a bulb like tuber.
Tubers purchased at garden centers which have been out of storage for a while will often be hard and dehydrated but they, too, will eventually sprout provided they have been protected from cold temperatures.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/home_lawncare/113323   (469 words)

 purevolume™ | Caladium
Caladium is gritty breaks, endless beats, funky basslines, ethereal melodies, hard hitting lyrics in a heavily grounded sound that generates a new breed of trip-hop.
All songs, lyrics and pictures © 2005 Caladium.
You must be logged in as a “LISTENER” to have favorite artists.
www.purevolume.com /caladium   (56 words)

 beatmaka.com > Music > Artist Page > Caladium
Formed in 2004 while working on Jonathan Ammons’ solo album “Science,” Caladium brought the angelic vocals of Ashley Berger, and Ammons’ gritty and downbeat production together to form an ethereal blend of modern trip-hop.
Now in the beginning stages of recording their first album, Caladium holds a much more organic sound than in previous releases.
Blending trippy electronic beats with funky acoustic breaks, mellow Rhodes piano’s and eerie acoustic piano’s, the new Caladium promises a heavily grounded sound that, with ethereal vocals (despite the recent resignation of Berger), will become the perfect amalgamate of a new breed of Chillout and Alternative Pop.
www.beatmaka.com /v2/music/artist.php?id=4331   (360 words)

 Caladiums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
The winter of 96/97 was the first time I managed to successfully save caladium tubers.
I had purchased the usual 75-100 tubers and for the first time vowed to keep at least the White Christmas tubers over the winter.
In spring, the plastic bag caladiums were sprouting even before I had an opportunity to plant them.
www.kallus.com /aroids/caladium/caladium.htm   (376 words)

 White Flower Farm: Caladium 'Thai Beauty' - perennials, annuals, bulbs, and garden collections
The startlingly pink leaves are networked with green and white in such a way that it creates an intr...
The startlingly pink leaves are networked with green and white in such a way that it creates an intriguing can't-look-way pattern.
The small tropical American genus Caladium has given rise to numerous hybrids that are prized for their foliage and preference for shade.
www.whiteflowerfarm.com /40633-product.html   (177 words)

 Park Seed: Super Caladium Sampler - A collection of 55 fancy-leaved Caladiums, 5 each of Pink Symphony, Sweetheat, ...
A good complement to just about any other Caladium, with large, heart-shaped leaves of ghostly white that are flecked and edged in deep green.
Ideal in a mixed Caladium planting, it is a stunning companion to red-leaved varieties.
Red Ruffles - This delightful "strap" Caladium is more compact than the fancy-leaved types, with long, slender, beautifully ruffled leaves of strawberry-red with a green edge.
www.parkseed.com /webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/StoreCatalogDisplay?storeId=10101&catalogId=10101&langId=-1&mainPage=prod2working&ItemId=89588   (503 words)

 Caladium bicolor (Araceae) - HEAR species info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Information on Caladium bicolor as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).
Images of Caladium bicolor (Araceae) are presented online by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER) (USDA/Forest Service).
The Global Compendium of Weeds* cites references to Caladium bicolor as a weed (*an early draft).
www.hear.org /species/caladium_bicolor   (260 words)

 CALADIUM BICOLOR - CALADIUM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
The arrowhead shaped leaves are borne on petioles that arise from the tuberous root to form clumps.
There are many cultivars of caladium, with even so many colors; they are developed from the wild caladium bicolor.
Caladium contains oxalate crystals causing burning and irritation when eaten.
www.tropilab.com /caladium.html   (86 words)

 "Captain" T.W.Webb
One of the first caladium growers, Theodore Webb, discovered caladium bulbs while visiting Tampa.
He brought some home, threw them in the ground and about 60 years later, caladiums are a multi-million dollar industry and the bulbs are sold around the world.
It could be said that as tulips go with Holland, caladiums go with Lake Placid.
www.htn.net /lplacid/murals/mural_webb.htm   (355 words)

 Gardening:Caladium - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
They do well about ponds (see Plate X).
Caladiums are most excellent plants for striking effects, especially against a house, high shrubbery, or other background.
If they are planted by themselves, they should be in clumps rather than scattered as single specimens, as the effect is better.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Gardening:Caladium   (257 words)

 Caladium schomburgkii   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
This tiny caladium did not survive the winter; I think I managed to kill it by keeping it too dry.
I have another very similar looking caladium which has spend the winter being rained upon by El Nino and is doing quite OK now.
Closeup of the leaf, which is not peltate.
www.aroid.org /gallery/kozminski/Caladium/schomburgkii.html   (109 words)

 CALADIUM. (Caladium Seguinum.) - A Text-Book of Materia Medica. By Pr.  Allen Corson Cowperthwaite
Through the cerebro-spinal system, Caladium exerts its chief action upon the generative organs, where it causes hyperaesthesia, irritation, and non-inflammatory swellings.
It also affects mucous membranes, the skin and the muscular tissues.
Has been chiefly used in pruritus vulvae, in impotence, and in rheumatic troubles ; loss of fluids ; dryness, and inflammation of mucous membranes ; dropsical swellings.
www.homeoint.org /seror/cowperthwaite/calad.htm   (200 words)

 emilycompost - Celebrating gardening, plants, and weeds
The web site for the Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce is www.lpfla.com and their phone number is 1-800-557-5224.
A: No, I am afraid after the caladiums grow for the season they really need a dormant period before they can go through their growth cycle again.
In zones 10 and higher they may winter over in the ground and return each summer season when the ground is well heated up.
www.emilycompost.com /caladium.htm   (417 words)

 Fancy Plants Farms - Quality grower and supplier of caladium bulbs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Caladium Bulbs available February 1 thru June 30
the cyber gateway to the finest Caladium bulbs in the world.
We are a small family-run operation that has prided itself on our continuing high quality bulbs and personal service since 1974.
www.caladiums.com /HCaladium/indexpage1_info.htm   (105 words)

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