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A picture of a Angel Wings 'Aaron'

Angel Wings 'Aaron'

Caladium 'Aaron'

Also known as

Elephant Ear 'Aaron'

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Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

60cm

30cm

Min

30cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Angel Wings 'Aaron'

A close up of the white and green edged leaves of Caladium 'Aaron'
A pot grown plant of Caladium' Aaron' (Angel Wings) with large arrow shaped white, edged with green leaves.

Angel Wings 'Aaron' Overview

Caladium 'Aaron' is a cultivar that produces stunning white leaves with thin green edging. It likes to be in medium light, out of indirect sunlight and kept in high humidity, moist but not damp. Popularly grown as a houseplant, it is favoured for the striking arrow-shaped foliage.

Common problems with Angel Wings 'Aaron'

This species has a constant battle with hornworms (Hawk moth caterpillar) and cutworms. The best method to control them is to remove them by hand and to keep monitoring them regularly. Other problems that occur with this species is tuber rot and southern blight. Plant in a well-draining​ soil to prevent fungal infections.

    How to harvest Angel Wings 'Aaron'

    Harvest fruit/ seeds after flowering period and sow immediately as the seeds don't store very well.

    How to propagate Angel Wings 'Aaron'

    Seed

    Red seeds with a fleshy seed coat emerge after pollination. The seeds are extremely viable and will germinate after two weeks after sowing immediately. Remember to remove the fleshy seed coat before sowing the seeds as the seed coat inhibits germination.

    Division

    Division of the tubers during the dormant summer months.

    Tubers

    Special features of Angel Wings 'Aaron'

    Wet sites

    Great for waterlogged areas as it requires a lot of water in warm climates.

    Pot plant

    Great indoor plant when placed in a medium to large sized pot. Perfect for the bathroom's windowsill during cold winters.

    Attractive leaves