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Caladium hortulanum – Heart to Heart® ‘Bold ‘N Beautiful’ – Sun and Shade Caladium

Garden Height
15 - 20
Spacing
10 - 14
Spread
10 - 14
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Light Level
Sun or Shade
Proven Winners

Caladium Bold ‘N Beautiful has a unique color pattern among lance leaf varieties.  When it first sprouts in the spring leaves are pinkish orange with an olive green border.  Later developing leaves are mostly white with pinkish orange to white veins. Bold N Beautiful is intermediate in size. Bold N Beautiful is a great border plant and works well in combination or patio planters. It is sun and shade tolerant and therefore is very versatile in the landscape and has the unique habit of holding it’s leaves longer than most caladium varieties giving each plant a higher than average leaf count. Caladiums are also generally considered to be good houseplants.

Caladiums can be an irritant if ingested. The ASPCA has more information on which plants may be harmful.

Features

Caladium Bold ‘N Beautiful has a unique color pattern among lance leaf varieties.  When it first sprouts in the spring leaves are pinkish orange with an olive green border.  Later developing leaves are mostly white with pinkish orange to white veins. Bold N Beautiful is intermediate in size. Bold N Beautiful is a great border plant and works well in combination or patio planters. It is sun and shade tolerant and therefore is very versatile in the landscape and has the unique habit of holding it’s leaves longer than most caladium varieties giving each plant a higher than average leaf count. Caladiums are also generally considered to be good houseplants.

Caladiums can be an irritant if ingested. The ASPCA has more information on which plants may be harmful.

Resists: Deer

Adapatable as House Plant

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Heat Tolerant

Foliage Interest

Uses Notes

Great in landscapes and containers and will grow well in sun and shade locations.  This variety is a medium landscape caladium They are great as fillers in combination recipes and wonderful in patio planters.

They can also be grown indoors as a houseplant in bright light or a sunny window. Caladium foliage also makes a wonderful component in cut flower arrangements.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Landscape, Mass Planting