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Caladium Heart to Heart® Dawn to Dusk (Angel Wings)

Angel Wings Heart to Heart® Dawn to Dusk, Fancy-Leafed Caladium

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Caladium Heart to Heart® Dawn to Dusk (Angel Wings) is a tropical, tuberous perennial with lush, heart-shaped, burnt orange to scarlet leaves adorned with white to lime-green veins. They are held on slender, upright stalks. Exotic-looking, this eye-catching foliage plant is terrific for adding color and drama to borders and containers. This tropical plant also makes an excellent houseplant. Thriving in heat and humidity, it is best grown in a part shade or shady location.

  • Grows up to 15-20 in. tall (37-50 cm) and 10-14 in. wide (25-35 cm).
  • Performs best in part shade to full shade in humus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Provide regular moisture and do not allow soils to dry out.
  • Excellent in shaded beds and borders or containers.
  • Generally disease and pest free, this plant requires little maintenance. Watch for slugs and snails.
  • Tubers may be left in the ground in mild winter climates (USDA Zones 10-11). In colder areas, dig the tubers in the fall before the first frost and store them in a cool, dry place over winter.
  • To be planted in spring. Caladiums require warm soil to emerge and thrive.
  • Propagate by division of tubers.
  • Harmful if eaten, skin and eye irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.

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Requirements

Hardiness 10 - 11
Heat Zones 4 - 11
Climate Zones H2
Plant Type Houseplants, Bulbs
Plant Family Araceae
Genus Caladium
Common names Heart of Jesus, Elephant Ear, Angel Wings
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 6" (15cm)
Depth 2" (5cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Full Shade, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
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Caladium (Angel Wings)
Caladium: How to Grow and Care with Success
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Requirements

Hardiness 10 - 11
Heat Zones 4 - 11
Climate Zones H2
Plant Type Houseplants, Bulbs
Plant Family Araceae
Genus Caladium
Common names Heart of Jesus, Elephant Ear, Angel Wings
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 6" (15cm)
Depth 2" (5cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Full Shade, Deer, Rabbit
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
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