Caladium 'Miss Muffet'
Caladium 'Miss Muffet'
Caladium 'Miss Muffet'
Caladium 'Miss Muffet'
Caladium 'Miss Muffet'

Caladium 'Miss Muffet'

"Angel wings"

Caladium 'Miss Muffet'

1 bulb — £2.48

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Description

With the cutest little smattering of pink freckles across her delicate leaves, Caladium 'Miss Muffet' is a compact, candy-coloured delight that we can see sitting pretty in any planting scheme.  The near-translucent leaves feature a central white star — and a bright, zesty lime green outer margin that makes this variety truly unique. Most other cultivars come in a much darker green — so we’re sure the discerning caladium connoisseur will be keen to snap up the vibrant ‘Miss Muffet’ for their collection!

Heat-loving caladiums should be protected from frosts and cold temperatures, so it’s always best to start these tropical beauties off indoors, where they can get the consistent warmth they need to come out of dormancy. It can take a few weeks to see signs of growth, but once that first shoot emerges then you’re in for a treat as a whole bunch of gorgeous leaves will burst forth soon afterwards! Just plant shallowly, keep the compost moist but well-drained, and you can expect a gorgeous display right up til autumn when this deciduous bulb will shed its leaves and can be lifted and kept snug over winter ready for re-planting next spring.

Caladium 'Miss Muffet' 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 'Miss Muffet'

  • Flower colour

    White, pink, green

  • Bulb size

    2

  • Established height

    20-30cm

  • Established spread

    50-70cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    White, 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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