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.
Caladium 'Red Flash'
Sun Exposure:Full Shade, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:12 - 18 inches
Spread:12 - 18 inches
Spacing:12 - 18 inches
Flowering Date:July till first frost
Planting Instructions:1-2" 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 Care:Lift tubers in the fall and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after last frost.
Shipped:1 1/4" -1 1/2"
Lift Zone:3- 8
Foliage Type:Large peltate heart-shaped leaves with colorful membranes.
Soil Requirement:Well drained
Watering Requirement:Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR VI
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