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About Caladiums Online And Bates Sons & Daughters - Lake Placid, Florida

Caladiums Online is a third generation family farming and shipping business. Our success is due to our unparalleled service and quality. Current owners are Sheri Bates and Terri Bates. Sheri is our CFO and oversees warehouse and shipping operations. Terri is our in-house horticulturist and oversees the field operations. She is available to consult with you if you have questions. In addition to caladium bulb production they have operated a pre-finished potted caladium greenhouse business for the last 20 years.

Bates & Sons started in 1945 after founder Emmett Bates returned home from WWII to his wife Mildred and their daughter Nan and two sons Don and Fred. The first caladium planting was a 5 gallon bucket of mixed caladium varieties. Fred and wife Nancy and Don and his wife Dot became a part of the business in the 1970's. Terri and Sheri joined in the early 1980's and it became Bates Sons & Daughters.

The majority of our employees has been with us over 20 years and are experts in processing and counting caladium bulbs.

We are co-founders and proud supporters of Lake Placid's Annual Caladium Festival. Come and see us July 28-30, 2017.

About Caldiums and Planting Instructions
Varieties: Fancy Caladiums | Strap Caladiums | New Caladiums | 2017 Caladiums Brochure

For sales information or questions, please email sales@caladiumsonline.com.

This site dedicated to the loving memory of
Mildred Bates (1915-2009),
Emmett James Bates (1915 - 2001)
and Frederic Earl Bates (1943 - 1979).

All caladium orders for 2017
have been filled.
Please check back in January of 2018.

We look forward to doing business with you then.

Please Note: Caladium bulbs are available on a first come-first served basis. Your caladium order will be reserved when we receive it. Some varieties sell out before the season is over.

We accept Mastercard, Visa and Discover.

We offer free shipping via UPS within the Continental United States.

You may request a ship date of March 1 through June 1, weather permitting. We do not ship when temperatures are below 40F.

View 2017 Caladiums Brochure

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For sales information or questions, please email sales@caladiumsonline.com.
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81 Bates Road | Lake Placid, Florida 33852 • Phone 863/465-3274 • Fax 863/465-9568