Caladium Hilo Beauty
caladium praetermissum ‘hilo beauty’, also know as alocasia hilo beauty, hilo beauty elephant ear
PLANT AT A GLANCE
|Originated in the Tropics of Borneo|
|Best under part shade or bright indirect light|
|About once a week, allow top inch of soil to dry out between waterings|
|Toxic if ingested, best practice is to keep out of reach of kids and pets|
Plant height/length: Around 30-35cm.
Pot size: 12cm plastic grow pot.
Can be purchased in plastic grow pot, or repotted in a simple terracotta pot (reference image provided)
Caladium Hilo Beauty, also known as Alocasia Hilo Beauty, will be a beautiful addition to any plant collection. It has heart-shaped leaves marked with various shades of green in a speckled, camouflaged pattern of greens and yellows. Adding to it’s one-of-a-kind appearance, its stems are a bold bluish-black colour.
To grow healthily, make sure that your Hilo Beauty is placed in a bright and warm spot. The plant will thrive under bright indirect light with some partial sun exposure. Also, keep its soil evenly moist but not soggy. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again.
High humidity will keep your Hilo Beauty happy. You can use a humidifier to boost humidity at home or mist it at least once a day. Placing it in a tray filled will pebbles and water will also do the trick.
Important to know: As plants are natural products, form, pattern and colour will vary.
ONGOING PLANT CARE
All of our plants come with a QR code to a care guide so you or the recipient of your gift will have at your fingertips what you need to know to keep the plants beautiful.
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Please note that planters and plastic grow pots are subject to small deviations in size of 1-2cm. Our dimensions and size guides are based on expected sizes but the actual dimensions of the product you receive may vary slightly.
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RETURNS/EXCHANGES OF PLANTS
We're unable to accept returns or exchanges of plants so please check carefully before you place your order.
RETURNS/EXCHANGES OF NON-PLANTS
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