Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton'
Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton'
Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton'
Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton'

Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton'

"Angel wings"

Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton'

1 bulb — £1.98

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

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
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Description

Phew, what an eyeful - with hot pink, spidery veins on a background of pale pink mottled with zingy green, you certainly won’t miss the vividly coloured leaves of Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton'. Despite the crazy colourway, the leaves of this variety are a pleasingly symmetrical heart shape - and during the warmer months this variety will grow rapidly, bulking up to create a verdant display which is bold yet very easy on the eye.

More tolerant of sun than other Caladium varieties, but still perfectly happy growing in shade, Caladium 'Carolyn Whorton' gives you endless options for planting ideas. Why not use this low-height beauty to form the lush bottom layer in a dramatic tropical foliage scheme? Or maybe she’s the crowning glory you’ve been looking for, for that fancy pot – either outside or inside!

Our Caladium 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 'Carolyn Whorton'

  • Flower colour

    Pink, green

  • Bulb size

    2

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    50-70cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Pink, 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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