I cannot imagine a summer garden devoid of caladiums
, for caladiums
can tolerate the heat and humidity of the South and are so very lovely and accommodating.
Anatomized in a manner that recalls language-of-flowers manuals, des Essein-tes's floral descriptions of the Caladiums
are exact, but more importantly they personify the blooms, emphasizing their fleshy characteristics.
Rosskopf and Kokalis-Burelle completed large-scale demonstration field trials comparing the effectiveness of two recently developed fumigants with methyl bromide at two Florida sites, one where they are raising delphiniums and the other caladiums
. Both dimethyl disulfide, approved for experimental use under the trade name "Paladin," and methyl iodide, being marketed as "Midas," have shown promise at controlling weeds, nematodes, and plant diseases.
* Incorporate annuals like impatiens, fibrous begonias, coleus, caladiums
, torenia and dwarf nicotiana for color.
Up to 60F is ideal for anthuriums with those beautiful flamingo-like flowers, caladiums
, cissus, codiaeums and African violets.
These include canna lilies, freesias, caladiums
, gladioluses, dahlias and tuberous begonias.
, chrysanthemums, daffodils, hydrangea, hyacinth, iris, jonquils, morning glories, and periwinkles are all potentially harmful flowers.
Other plants suited to the living room are: caladiums
, calathea rosea picta, aucuba japonica variegata, begonia rex, ficus and monstera.
Tropical foliage varieties are nearly all really spectacular, from the Swiss cheese plant (Monstera deliciosa) climbing up a pillar to the Caladiums
- especially the angel's wings (C.
, elephant ears, and dumb cane, all members of the same family, are notorious for blistering the lips, mouth, tongue, and throat of the unfortunate victim who eats them.
During those weeks some may argue which is the more breathtaking-the talents of some of the world's best athletes or the sea of azaleas, caladiums
, chrysanthemums, and geraniums that appears literally overnight.
"To this day I have continued the white garden, with white caladiums
in the summer and white violas in the winter along with the winter caladium
17: Before new moon, dig up cannas, caladiums
, tuberous begonias and gladiolus bulbs to avoid damage from the cold.
Tall Canna Lilies, like 'Pretoria,' with striped leaves, water-loving elephant ears (Colocasia and Alocasia) like 'Black Magic,' Caladiums
bicolor), Ornamental Bananas (Musafolia), Cordyline, Agave, Hibiscus and Brugmansia provide a touch of paradise.
So toss the foil wrap that adorns their pots and pair them with colorful bromeliads, caladiums
, or ivy to dress an entry or tabletop.