Top down view of colorful caladium plants.


Caladiums are some of the most beautiful foliage plants around and they’re great for adding color and interest to your warm-climate garden or as part of a houseplant collection. To learn more about how to grow caladiums, read our guides below! We have lots of tips for planting and caring for these colorful beauties so that they will thrive in your yard or containers all summer long. Happy gardening!

How to Lift Caladiums for Winter Storage

A close up horizontal image of the red and white foliage of a caladium plant growing in a pot, pictured in light sunshine on a soft focus background.

Tropical caladiums are perennial foliage plants that can stay in the ground year-round in USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11. In colder areas, they grow as annuals. Learn everything you need to know to dig up, cure, and store your favorite caladium corms over the winter months for replanting next spring. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Colorful Caladiums

A close up horizontal image of green, pink, and white tricolor leaves of a caladium growing in a container, pictured in light filtered sunshine.

Caladiums are perfect for lush tropical gardening. These showy foliage plants come in a wide array of variegated colors like pink and chartreuse, red and green. They grow as perennials in USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11, and can also be cultivated as annuals or houseplants. Read on for how to grow your own caladiums now.