Caladium 'Buck'
Caladium 'Buck'

Caladium 'Buck'

"Angel wings"

Caladium 'Buck'

1 bulb — £3.71

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You can expect your order in March 2024

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You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

If you’re looking for a plant to fit into a jungle theme, you’ll find that Caladium 'Buck' is bang on the money. This foliage plant is undeniably lush and vibrantly flaunts the spirited Caladium colours of scarlet and zesty lime green in every heart-shaped leaf. Whether you keep this tropical treasure as a houseplant or transfer it to the garden for summer, let a little filtered light catch those tissue-thin leaves and enjoy as they illuminate in their renowned and endlessly fascinating, semi-translucent way.

Grow Caladium 'Buck' and we’re sure you’ll be besotted with its loveable leaves. The crimson centre and bright green edge means this plant contrasts with itself, bringing an exotic vibe to any indoor garden or secluded corner of the summer garden. Caladiums can be strong growers in cool climates but must be started indoors in the warm in spring. If you decide to transfer Caladium 'Buck' outside for summer, give it a shady spot with rich, loose soil which doesn’t completely dry out. Each bulb produces multiple growing points, each unfurling a set of leaves which forms a neat and compact bushy habit.

Our Caladium 'Buck' bulbs are cultivated in Florida, USA

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Suitable for indoors

  • Comes back every year

  • Great for shade

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Needs winter protection

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Caladium bicolor 'Buck'

  • Flower colour

    Red, green

  • Bulb size

    2

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    50-70cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Red, green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender/Tropical

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Partial shade
    Dappled shade
    Full shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Indoors
    Pots
    Exotic gardens
    Large containers

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Requires specific conditions

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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