Caladiums are known for their beautiful leaf color in partial shade. Some varieties perform well in sun, and more new varieties are being developed for full-sun landscapes. When planted in full sun, the appearance of caladium plants can be very different from that in partial shade. In addition, watering and fertilization requirements may also change.
320 Louisiana Master Gardeners attending an “Appreciation Day” at the LSU AgCenter’s Hammond Research Station on Friday, May 13 were provided an opportunity to vote for their two “favorite” plants in the sun garden plant trial evaluation area at the station.
Over 500 cultivars of annual bedding plants (cool- and warm-season), herbaceous perennials, roses and companion shrubs are being evaluated currently at the LSU AgCenter's Hammond Research Station in the sun garden trial area. Here is a brief summary of a few of these plants from February-May 2011.
Green industry professionals, home gardeners and Louisiana Master Gardeners participated in the People’s Choice plant award selections at the LSU AgCenter’s Hammond Research Station in May 2010.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture