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Caladium bicolor
Caladium bicolor

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Zone
Zones 25, 27, H2
Partial SunNo Sun
Partial, Shade
Ample WaterRegular Water
Ample, Moderate
Toxicity
Sap can cause swelling in mouth, throat.

Caladium bicolor

Fancy-leafed Caladium
Araceae
Perennials

Tropical American natives grown for foliage: large (to 1 1/2-ft.-long), arrow-shaped, long-stalked, almost translucent leaves colored in bands and blotches of red, rose, pink, white, silver, bronze, and green. Usually 2 ft. (occasionally to 4 ft.) high and wide. Most require shade.

Caladiums need rich soil, high humidity, and heat.

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