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Red Flash Colorful Shade Loving Caladium

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 12 - 18 inches
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Flowering Date: July till first frost
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Red Flash Colorful Shade Loving Caladium

Description
Red with pink spots, green border.
You'll enjoy these showy foliage plants with their heart-shaped variegated leaves of bright red, pink, green and white. Pot early indoors, then plant them, pot and all, outdoors in semishade after spring frosts. Or, plant them in shady window boxes where sun-loving annuals won't grow. Water well and spray leaves often during hot, dry weather. Excellent for conservatory or warm sun porch during winter. Use Medium bulbs for 3" pots; Large for 4" pots; Jumbo for 6" pots.If not in zones 10-11, dig before frost, dry and store the bulbs in a warm, dry frost-free place.
Grown specifically for their ornamental foliage, Caladiums offer spectacular color through the summer. With colors that range from red to a pale pink, to white and deep rose, they can enhance almost any shady area, from patios and decks to shaded corners of the garden. Plant them in shady window boxes where sun-loving annuals won't grow. Ideal for conservatory or warm porch during winter.

Specifications:
Light: Partial Shade to Shade
Height: 12-18"
Size: 2½ to 3½
Bloomtime: Jul-Frost
Zones: 10 to 11
Deer tend to avoid.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure25
  • Botanical NameCaladium 'Red Flash'
  • Sun ExposureFull Shade, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread12 - 18 inches
  • Spacing12 - 18 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-10
  • Flowering DateJuly till first frost
  • Planting Instructions1-2" deep (bud tips up) and 12-18" apart. Water well after planting. Place in a warm, filtered light area away from direct sun light which will scorch the leaves.
  • Winter CareLift tubers in the fall and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after last frost.
  • Flower FormInsignificant
  • Foliage TypeLarge peltate heart-shaped leaves with colorful membranes.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained
  • Watering RequirementAverage water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • PruningNone
  • Additional InformationNone
  • Shipped1.25-1.5"
  • Height/Habit12 - 18 inches
  • Growth RateMedium
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/22/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/22/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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