Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton'
Perennial plant has large, brightly colored, arrow shaped leaves that grow from tubers in warm weather. Foliage has an intense pink center that transitions to magenta, burgundy, and green. Leaves have speckled pink spots and a green margin. Use as accent, shady border, in mixed containers, in hanging baskets, or pots on patio.
Plant with Hosta
- Landscape Size: 18"-30" tall, 2'-3' wide
- Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
Sunset Zones: H2
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Attributes: Air Purifier, Dramatic Foliage Color
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.
Green Thumb Guide
Plant bulbs in well draining soil along with a sprinkle bulb fertilizer. Plant 2 to 3 bulbs per square foot. Cut foliage back after it turns yellow. Grows best high humidity and in enriched soil. Water regularly. Dry and store tubers inside in the winter.