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About Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather

1 What is
1.1 Life Span
Annual and Perennial
Perennial
1.2 Type
Tender Perennial
Shrub
1.3 Origin
Southern Europe, Mediterranean
Mexico, Central America
1.4 Types
Not Available
Not Available
1.4.1 Number of Varieties
About Rice Plant
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
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1.5 Habitat
gardens, Grassland, Prairies, tropical environments, Tropical regions
Tropical areas
1.6 USDA Hardiness Zone
7-9
9-15
1.7 AHS Heat Zone
9-7
12-10
1.8 Sunset Zone
4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
H1, H2, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
1.9 Habit
Mat-forming
Cushion/Mound-forming
2 Information
2.1 Plant Size
2.1.1 Minimum Height
About American ..
30.50 cm
Rank: 100 (Overall)
20.30 cm
Rank: 100 (Overall)
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2.1.2 Minimum Width
About Flowering..
30.50 cm
Rank: 100 (Overall)
30.40 cm
Rank: 100 (Overall)
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2.2 Plant Color
2.2.1 Flower Color
White, Green
White, Pink, Light Pink, Lavender, Violet
2.2.2 Flower Color Modifier
Bicolor
Not Available
2.2.3 Fruit Color
Green
Non Fruiting Plant
2.2.4 Leaf Color in Spring
Gray Green
Light Green, Dark Green
2.2.5 Leaf Color in Summer
Gray Green
Dark Green
2.2.6 Leaf Color in Fall
Gray Green
Dark Green
2.2.7 Leaf Color in Winter
Light Green
Dark Green
2.3 Shape
2.3.1 Leaf Shape
Linear
Oblong to lance-shaped
2.4 Thorns
1% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
15% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
3 Season
3.1 Plant Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
3.2 Growing Conditions
3.2.1 Sunlight
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial shade
3.2.2 Growth Rate
Fast
Medium
3.2.3 Type of Soil
Loam, Sand
Clay, Loam, Sand
3.2.4 The pH of Soil
Neutral, Alkaline
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
3.2.5 Soil Drainage
Well drained
Well drained
3.2.6 Bloom Time
Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Indeterminate
3.2.7 Repeat Bloomer
19% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
46% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
3.3 Tolerances
Drought
Drought
4 Care
4.1 Where to Plant?
Container, Ground, Pot
Ground, Pot
4.2 How to Plant?
Seedlings, Stem Cutting
Cuttings, Divison, Layering, Seedlings
4.3 Plant Maintenance
Medium
Medium
4.4 Watering Plants
4.4.1 Watering Requirements
Allow soil to be completely dry in between waterings, Water Deeply, Water less during winter
Needs watering once a week, Requires more often in extreme heat
4.4.2 In Summer
Lots of watering
Lots of watering
4.4.3 In Spring
Moderate
Moderate
4.4.4 In Winter
Average Water
Average Water
4.5 Soil
4.5.1 Soil pH
Neutral, Alkaline
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
4.5.2 Soil Type
Loam, Sand
Clay, Loam, Sand
4.5.3 Soil Drainage Capacity
Well drained
Well drained
4.6 Sun Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial shade
4.7 Pruning
Cut or pinch the stems, Do not prune during shooting season, Prune if you want to improve plant shape, Prune prior to new growth, Remove deadheads
Prune if you want to improve plant shape
4.8 Fertilizers
No fertilizers needed
14-14-14 Fertilizer
4.9 Pests and Diseases
fungus, Insects, Red blotch
Free of serious pests and diseases
4.10 Plant Tolerance
Drought
Drought
5 Facts
5.1 Flowers
None
Showy
5.1.1 Flower Petal Number
Single
Single
5.2 Fruits
5.2.1 Showy Fruit
5% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
29% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.2.2 Edible Fruit
3% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
9% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.3 Fragrance
5.3.1 Fragrant Flower
48% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
55% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.3.2 Fragrant Fruit
5% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
7% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.3.3 Fragrant Leaf
9% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
14% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.3.4 Fragrant Bark/Stem
14% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
10% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.4 Showy Foliage
33% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
52% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.5 Showy Bark
1% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
11% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.6 Foliage Texture
Fine
Medium
5.7 Foliage Sheen
Matte
Glossy
5.8 Evergreen
No Bulb Plants Garden Plants has it !
11% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.9 Invasive
4% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
6% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.10 Self-Sowing
49% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
50% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
5.11 Attracts
Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Butterflies
5.12 Allergy
Skin irritation
no allergic reactions
6 Benefits
6.1 Uses
6.1.1 Aesthetic Uses
Beautification, Showy Purposes
Borders, Ground Cover
6.1.2 Beauty Benefits
Not Available
Not Available
6.1.3 Edible Uses
56% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
62% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
6.1.4 Environmental Uses
Air purification
Air purification
6.2 Plant Benefits
6.2.1 Medicinal Uses
No Medicinal Use
Dysentry, Eye Infection, Indigestion, Organ Stones
6.2.2 Part of Plant Used
Whole plant
Flowering Tips, Flowers, Leaves, Shoots, Stem
6.2.3 Other Uses
Showy Purposes
Showy Purposes
6.3 Used As Indoor Plant
39% Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
39% Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
6.4 Used As Outdoor Plant
All Bulb Plants Garden Plants have it !
All Most Useful Shrub Plants Garden Plants have it !
6.5 Garden Design
Alpine, Container, Edging, Foundation, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall
Bedding Plant, Container, Edging, Foundation, Groundcover, Hanging Basket, Mixed Border
7 Scientific Name
7.1 Botanical Name
CALADIUM 'Aaron'
CUPHEA hyssopifolia
7.2 Common Name
Aaron Caladium, Angel Wings, Fancy-leaved Caladium
False Heather, Mexican Heather, Hawaiian Heather
7.2.1 In Hindi
Aaron Caladium
Mexican Heather
7.2.2 In German
Aaron Caladium
Mexican Heather
7.2.3 In French
Aaron Caladium
Mexicaine Heather
7.2.4 In Spanish
Aaron Caladium
Heather mexicana
7.2.5 In Greek
Aaron τροπικό φυτό
Μεξικού Heather
7.2.6 In Portuguese
Aaron Caladium
Mexican Heather
7.2.7 In Polish
Aaron Caladium
Mexican Heather
7.2.8 In Latin
Aaron Caladium
Mexicanus Heather
8 Classification
8.1 Kingdom
Plantae
Plantae
8.2 Phylum
Tracheophyta
Magnoliophyta
8.3 Class
Liliopsida
Magnoliopsida
8.4 Order
Alismatales
Myrtales
8.5 Family
Araceae
Lythraceae
8.6 Genus
Caladium
Cuphea
8.7 Clade
Angiosperms, Monocots
Angiosperms, Eudicots, Rosids
8.8 Tribe
Not Available
Not Available
8.9 Subfamily
Aroideae
Lythroideae
8.10 Number of Species
About Orchid
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Properties of Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather

Wondering what are the properties of Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather? We provide you with everything About Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather. Aaron Caladium doesn't have thorns and Mexican Heather doesn't have thorns. Also Aaron Caladium does not have fragrant flowers. Aaron Caladium has allergic reactions like Skin irritation and Mexican Heather has allergic reactions like Skin irritation. Compare all the properties and characteristics of these two plants. Find out which of these plant can be used as indoor plant. If you are interested to decorate your house and garden, find out aesthetic uses, compare them and select the plant which will beautify your surrounding. Along with beautification, try comparing medicinal and edible uses of Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather and you can choose the plant having best and most benefits.

Season and Care of Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather

Season and care of Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather is important to know. While considering everything about Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather Care, growing season is an essential factor. Aaron Caladium season is Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter and Mexican Heather season is Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. The type of soil for Aaron Caladium is Loam, Sand and for Mexican Heather is Clay, Loam, Sand while the PH of soil for Aaron Caladium is Neutral, Alkaline and for Mexican Heather is Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline.

Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather Physical Information

Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather physical information is very important for comparison. Aaron Caladium height is 30.50 cm and width 30.50 cm whereas Mexican Heather height is 20.30 cm and width 30.40 cm. The color specification of Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather are as follows:

  • Aaron Caladium flower color: White and Green

  • Aaron Caladium leaf color: Gray Green

  • Mexican Heather flower color: White, Pink, Light Pink, Lavender and Violet

  • Mexican Heather leaf color: Light Green and Dark Green

Care of Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather

Care of Aaron Caladium and Mexican Heather include pruning, fertilizers, watering etc. Aaron Caladium pruning is done Cut or pinch the stems, Do not prune during shooting season, Prune if you want to improve plant shape, Prune prior to new growth and Remove deadheads and Mexican Heather pruning is done Prune if you want to improve plant shape. In summer Aaron Caladium needs Lots of watering and in winter, it needs Average Water. Whereas, in summer Mexican Heather needs Lots of watering and in winter, it needs Average Water.

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