How Do You Overwinter Calladium And Elephant Ears?
I have planted calladium and elephant ears for the first time. I live in area 6b, and have a friend who leaves them in the ground all winter, but I have read they should be dug up. Not sure what to do.
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Caladium will have to be wintered indoors. They will not survive in your area, outdoors over winter.
This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/caladium/caladium-care-in-winter.htm
Some Elephant ears can survive, depending on the type, that far north. Most won't. You will have to know that it is a cultivar that will survive outdoors, but a simple mulching will do for those types.
For most Elephant Ears... You will need to winter them indoors. This article will help; https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/elephant-ear/storing-elephant-ear-bulbs.htm