Caladium growing geophyte leaf plant of the genus Caladium also known as Heart of Jesus or as Angel wings, Caladium perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant for the colorful leaves, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Leaves color can be: green, white, red, pink, purple or more than one color in heart shape grows on stem.
Flower color white-yellowish the flower grow on “ice pop” structure, the bracts wrap the flowers.
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Requirements for Caladium growing and care:
Humidity, moist soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Geophyte / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but to get the same colors need to use daughter plant
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Toxic to dogs and cats
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
10-50cm, 4-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun (only some species) / Half shade / Full shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Ice pop structure flower in color white-yellowish, the bracts wrap the flowers