Caladium hortulanum Heart To Heart™ 'Fast Flash'
- Extremely versatile plant
- Interesting foliage
Caladiums are generally divided into two different types - Fancy and Strap or Lance leaf types. Fancy forms have heart-shaped leaves, while Strap forms have narrow foliage. Fast Flash is an impressive red variety with dark red central veins with many pink specks and green margins.
Uses: Containers, Landscape
Notable Features: Heat Tolerant
Growth Habit: Upright
Homeowner Growing Tips: Caladiums are generally adaptable as houseplants where they prefer bright light or a sunny window.
Outdoors: Caladiums prefer heat and humidity and will not tolerate cold soggy soils well. Northern gardeners will have better results growing them in containers. For best growth keep the temperatures above 65 F.
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