Caladium 'Kathleen'
Caladium 'Kathleen'

Caladium 'Kathleen'
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"Angel Wings"


Great for shade

Cultivated in Florida, USA

Perfect for pots

Hand packed in paper bags

Tender, move indoors
for winter

Can be grown as a houseplant


Sweetheart Caladium 'Kathleen' will dash some colour into your growing space with a happy bundle of candy-pink-blotched leaves. The fascinating semi-translucent pink hearts in the centre of the leaves steal the show, especially when the light shines through them. The thick green outer edge of each leaf provides the contrast and defines the shape. Pink and green are always a pleasing colour duo in the plant world — these soft tones are really sophisticated and will sit nicely within any mini-jungle, whether it’s indoors or out!

Caladiums are tropical plants and will happily settle into the comfort of a consistent room-temperature growing environment. So the best thing is to start them off as houseplants in the spring and wait for them to start flaunting their leaves. If you can bare to part with them indoors, when the weather is warm enough you can nestle them into a cosy shaded spot in the garden where they will create a lush and leafy jungle effect throughout the summer! Caladiums are deciduous perennials for summer interest, in autumn they will naturally die back.

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

Semi-translucent pink + pink veins + green edges


50-60 cm / 20-24"

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Botanical name:

Caladium 'Kathleen'

Light requirements:

Shade / partial shade

Soil moisture:




  • Plant your Caladium bulbs in spring and grow on in warm, indoor conditions until they have sprouted
  • Caladium bulbs require consistent temperatures of around 20C or more to come out of dormancy, they can take around 1-2 months to sprout
  • Plant around 5cm deep with the side with 'eyes' facing upwards
  • Space the bulbs 15-20cm apart
  • Water in from above after planting and repeat when soil appears to be dry on the surface
  • Tropical bulbs can be transferred outside from May onwards once sprouted and when the temperatures are warm
  • Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023
  • Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023
  • Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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