Caladium 'Freida Hemple'
Caladium 'Freida Hemple'
Caladium 'Freida Hemple'
Caladium 'Freida Hemple'
Caladium 'Freida Hemple'
Caladium 'Freida Hemple'

Caladium 'Freida Hemple'

"Angel wings"

Caladium 'Freida Hemple'

1 bulb — £2.48

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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

Time to roll out the red carpet - this exotic creature will certainly arrive in style in your summer garden. Caladium 'Freida Hemple's leaves unfurl to reveal a deep, velvety crimson centre with an elegant green margin – surely making this one of the most stylish Caladium varieties. As well as rich colours, the leaves feature a luxuriously lustrous sheen, creating a textured effect that’ll make you want to reach out and touch!

Planted out when the soil is warm, Caladium 'Freida Hemple'’ will form a sumptuous clump of leaves during the summer months, provided it has all the moisture it needs. Another tip - in really dry weather, like most Caladiums, this flashy diva will even appreciate a spritz of water over the leaves to keep her humidity nice and high!

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 bicolor 'Freida Hemple'

  • 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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