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Caladium Thai Beauty in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Caladium 'Thai Beauty'

 

Caladium 'Thai Beauty'

Caladiums are tropical plants grown for their colorful foliage, and often grown as a houseplant or summer bedding plant. Caladium Candidum will grow to produce numerous leaves each of which may reach up to 30cm in height. 'Thai Beauty' is a hybrid originating from Thailand, with leaves that emerge green before maturing to pink, with a green and white mosaic pattern of veins.

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plant Features
  • Caladium Thai Beauty likes partial shade to deep shade

    Partial shade to deep shade

  • Caladium Thai Beauty likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Caladium Thai Beauty is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Caladium Thai Beauty likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
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plant information

Common name

Caladium 'Thai Beauty'

Latin name

Caladium 'Thai Beauty'

type

Perennial

family

Araceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Caladium Thai Beauty likes partial shade to deep shade

    Partial shade to deep shade

  • Frost

    Caladium Thai Beauty is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Caladium Thai Beauty likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    Caladium Thai Beauty likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Caladium Thai Beauty is 0.20meters x 0.30meters 0.20 M 0.30 M

Caladium 'Thai Beauty'

Caladiums are tropical plants grown for their colorful foliage, and often grown as a houseplant or summer bedding plant. Caladium Candidum will grow to produce numerous leaves each of which may reach up to 30cm in height. 'Thai Beauty' is a hybrid originating from Thailand, with leaves that emerge green before maturing to pink, with a green and white mosaic pattern of veins.


Flowering

From Early Spring TO Late Autumn

Although Caladium does not produce flowers, it is grown for its impressive colourful foliage which appears from early spring until it dies down in Autumn.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Start the tubers into growth in early spring at a temperature of 21C. Place the tubers into a box of damp peat or moss and syringe them twice daily. Once growth emerges, plant them into pots of proprietary peat mixture. Good drainage is essential.

 
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