Caladium 'Red Flash'
Caladium 'Red Flash'
Caladium 'Red Flash'
Caladium 'Red Flash'
Caladium 'Red Flash'
Caladium 'Red Flash'

Caladium 'Red Flash'

"Angel wings"

Caladium 'Red Flash'

1 bulb — £3.95

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Orders placed before 1 March 2023
You can expect your order in March 2023

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
You can expect your order in April 2023

Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
You can expect your order within 10 business days

Available for (pre)ordering again in December

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Description

Let Caladium 'Red Flash' flare through your planting schemes with its glaring carmine spark and cool Jurassic appeal! Like lava flowing out of a volcano, streams of molten red look like they’re erupting from the centre of each contrasting dark leaf. Show it off as a centrepiece or mix and match with other Caladiums for a vibrant foliage clash – if your style is to stray from the ordinary, this unworldly character is sure to tickle your fancy!

Grow Caladium 'Red Flash' outside as summer bedding or indoors as a funky house plant! When growing outside it likes a partially shaded, sheltered spot with a nice rich soil. It’s perfect for filling in the front of an exotic border combined with bright flowers and architectural jungle-style plants, or for tucking into container displays.

Our Caladium bulbs are cultivated in Florida, USA

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Suitable for indoors

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Great for shade

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Needs winter protection

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Caladium bicolor 'Red Flash'

  • Flower colour

    Red, green

  • Leaf colour

    Red, green

  • Bulb size

    1

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    50-70cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender/Tropical

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Partial shade
    Dappled shade
    Full shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Indoors
    Pots
    Exotic gardens
    Large containers

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Requires specific conditions

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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