Caladium ‘Red Flash’ is a striking cultivar with fiery red veining contrasting against a muddy green leaf. Random pink splotches add a sense of flow and motion to the leaf. The leaves on this cultivar can grow impressively large and is a great mature-looking pop of color to the home.
Caladium is a genus in the Araceae family, commonly referred to as the Aroid family. Many species from the genus are native to South America, including Caladium bicolor, the original plant that many of the cultivars we see nowadays are derived from. As close relatives of Alocasias and Xanthosomas, Caladiums have the same low growing habit, staying close to the forest floor. Therefore, we recommend using our hand crafted Tropical Forest Ground Potting Mix that is specially for such terrestrial forest plants. Make sure your Caladium gets sufficient indirect light and do not wait too long to water them.
This product is available in a black nursery pot (D14cm x H12.5cm) and is potted in our Tropical Rainforest Potting Mix.
Light: Bright shade
Water: Water when top inch of medium is dry
Medium: Well-draining medium. We recommend trying our Tropical Rainforest Ground Potting Mix
This product comes in a nursery pot.
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