Say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ With a Plant – Maybe Even One Bred by UF/IFAS

Mother’s Day is May 8, and flora make for some of the most popular gifts sons and daughters can give their moms, say University of Florida experts. In addition, UF/IFAS scientists actually breed some of them, including highly sought ornamental plants. Indeed, Florida is the sole source of caladium bulbs for the entire world, satisfying the needs of growers and consumers – and a UF/IFAS plant breeder specializes in this variety.

We Put our Hearts in These New Caladiums

June 17, 2019 Four Star Greenhouse

The Heart to Heart™ Collection of new Proven Winners® Caladiums will be available for 2020, and it’s generating a lot of buzz in the industry. According to Curt Varsogea, Sales Manager at Four Star, this exclusive line is the result of a partnership with Classic Caladiums of Florida, an international leader in the breeding of Caladiums.