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Caladium hortulanum – Heart to Heart® ‘Burning Heart’ – Sun Caladium

Garden Height
15 - 20
Spacing
10 - 14
Spread
10 - 14
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Winners

Heart to Heart® 'Burning Heart' is a bronze fancy leaf variety with pink to orange spots and represents a completely new color for caladiums.  It scored high in trials around the country. 'Burning Heart' is intermediate to tall in height. It works well in combination and patio planters. 'Burning Heart' works well in landscapes either in the shade or full sun however it’s full rich color is expressed best in sun. Its unique color compliments almost any other plant in patio, combination planters or landscapes.

Caladiums can be an irritant if ingested. The ASPCA has more information on which plants may be harmful.

Features

Heart to Heart® 'Burning Heart' is a bronze fancy leaf variety with pink to orange spots and represents a completely new color for caladiums.  It scored high in trials around the country. 'Burning Heart' is intermediate to tall in height. It works well in combination and patio planters. 'Burning Heart' works well in landscapes either in the shade or full sun however it’s full rich color is expressed best in sun. Its unique color compliments almost any other plant in patio, combination planters or landscapes.

Caladiums can be an irritant if ingested. The ASPCA has more information on which plants may be harmful.

Resists: Deer

Adapatable as House Plant

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Heat Tolerant

Foliage Interest

Uses Notes

Great in landscapes and containers and will grow well in part sun to sun locations. The best color comes with full sun. This variety is a large landscape caladium They are great as thrillers in combination recipes and wonderful in patio planters.

They can also be grown indoors as a houseplant in bright light or a sunny window. Caladium foliage also makes a wonderful component in cut flower arrangements.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Landscape, Mass Planting