Caladium lindenii, Xanthosoma lindenii Magnifica, Angel's Wing

Caladium lindenii, Xanthosoma lindenii Magnifica

Angel's Wing
Family: Araceae
Origin: Colombia
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliage

An improved form of lindenii differing by having its yellowish to deep-green leaves, beautiful and broadly veined with a cream to white color , and pale line just inside of the margin. This is an ornamental, evergreen herb, which grows from rhizome with its showy arrow-shaped, thin-leathery leaves. This plant produces tubers and loses most of its leaves when it goes dormant. Plant does good in a mixture containing a large percentage of peat moss while still allowing water to drain well. Any exposure to cold might be fatal.

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