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UF releases 4 new caladium varieties as Florida continues to lead the world in production of this popular ornamental

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June 14, 2022

Caladium lovers owe Florida a debt of gratitude. The Sunshine State serves as the sole source of caladiums for the world, satisfying the needs of growers and consumers. “Caladiums love summer rains and heat and thrive in our climate,” ... READ MORE

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Tags: Caladiums, Cultivars, Environmental Horticulture, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Plant Breeding, Zhanao Deng
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Caladiums: Big Color for Shady Gardens


October 2, 2020

Caladiums are tuber plants in the Araceae family, which are best known for their fabulous foliage. Even if you have what is construed to be a “brown thumb”, you will be pleasantly surprised at the ease of the cultivation of these bulb plants. The ... READ MORE

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Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Caladiums, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg

2015 Caladium Field Day at GCREC

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October 8, 2015

Each fall part of our research fields are full of beautiful caladiums. Caladium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae. These plants are ideal for all sorts of landscape. They thrive in shady areas and are very low maintenance. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Caladiums, Environmental Horticulture, Field Day, Floriculture, GCREC, Gulf Coast Research, Lake Placid, Landscaping

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