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into developing the primary plants. Cut the foliage one inch above the ground to eliminate insect and disease problems. Be careful not to cut the crown of the plant, however. Fertilize and water the plants regularly so they will set the f lower buds for next spring’s crop. Container gardens are a great way to bring seasonal color to your porch or patio. One notable summer foliage bulb that is excellent for container gardening is the caladium. The heart-shaped leaves of this tropical plant range in size from 6 to 12 inches. The numerous caladium cultivars offer foliage colors in red, salmon, rose, white or green, with many variegated combinations.

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