The Caladium Story
Many gardeners grow Caladium as annuals, they grow in bulbs that come back every year. Their tubers are easily damaged in cold weather, they can be removed and replanted in the spring.
Where are they from?
Caladiums are tropical plants native to Central America and the northern parts of South America, especially Brazil.
They are popular in indigenous tribes. Because of their heart-shaped leaves, they are believed to repel local negative energy.
Who are the Caladiums?
- They are also known as ‘Heart of Jesus’ due to their shape
- Although their leaves are their most attractive features, some types can grow very small flowers, but this is rare.