Caladiums

Floral Arrangements

Caladium leaves are ideal in vases and cut flower arrangements.Their beautiful color will typically last for 2-3 weeks in a vase. We recommend cutting the leaves at least 12-24 hours prior using them. Cut them near the bottom of the stem and immediately place the stems in water. They will go through a wilt stage…

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Caladium Bulbs – What’s in the Size?

Caladium bulbs come in various sizes: #3, #2, #1, Jumbo, and Mammoth, but what do the sizes really mean? When we harvest the caladium bulbs there is always a wide range of bulb sizes that we reap, no matter what variety it is.  We often use the smaller bulbs as seed for the next season’s…

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Cool Caladiums shade or sunshine

Caladium So you want really bright, gaudy leaves? Caladiums are among several related plants called elephant ears due to the large, heart-shaped leaves. Nurseries always used to sell caladiums as tubers in springtime to be planted in shade for summer color. Over time, sales of anything in bulb form have declined to the point that…

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The Sweet Spot For Caladiums – Lake Placid, FL Happiness Farms Caladiums

The Sweet Spot for Caladiums, Lake Placid, Florida and Happiness Farms Caladiums.  See the story in Fresh From Florida, The Journal of Florida Agriculture. Happiness Farms Caladiums has been growing and selling Fancy and Lance Leaf Caladium Bulbs since the early 1960’s in the Caladium Capital of the World, Lake Placid,Florida.  The beautiful, rich lake-bottom…

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Conditioning Caladiums for Floral Design Workshop

  Caladiums are great in floral displays!  They will last for weeks in a vase.  If you’re interested in learning tips for using caladiums in your floral displays you might want to attend this workshop that will be hosted by the Poinciana Garden Club of Fort Myers. Growing Caladiums and Conditioning for Floral Design Date: …

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The Heart of Jesus Caladiums

Christmas, the time of year that brings families and communities together as we rejoice and celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. As we enter the Christmas Season and reflect on its true meaning, I am humbled to realize that the crop my family has been growing and sharing with the world for over…