Caladiums - Where to Purchase in Alexandria, La area?

almax881(z8 - Louisiana)April 7, 2008

Hello,

I am located in Alexandria and looking to purchase some Caladiums. I don't know if I want the actual plant or tubers. Does anyone have any ideas of where I can purchase them here?

I am leaning towards the white varieties (Aaron, Candidum, White Christmas, & White Queen) but other colors would be great as well.

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almax881(z8 - Louisiana)

I ended up finding the bulbs and plants at Wal-mart. I also saw the plant at Lowes.

It's funny, when I went to these places before, the workers told me the didn't have any. I suspect that they simply had no idea of what I was talking about.

    Bookmark   April 9, 2008 at 3:42PM
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amaryllis6(z9La)

I was going to tell you Walmart. They always put out this display of assorted bulbs each year and always have Caladiums.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2008 at 8:42AM
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amelia_pepper_lady(8B/9 LA)

You can always check with local nurseries.

Also, the Home Depot in our area usually carries many varieties. (Their plants and bulbs seem to be a little better than those at Wal-Mart.) Our local store also has a horticulturist on staff; she has been extremely helpful.

    Bookmark   April 13, 2008 at 9:59AM
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letsharmonize(USDA 5/2B Western)

what is the problem with caladiums? they used to be so pleniful and not that expensive. now the tubers are mediocre unless you buy ones that are $1+ each. was there a blight or something?

    Bookmark   April 25, 2008 at 9:32PM
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