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Caladium hortulanum – Heart to Heart® ‘Xplosion’

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

Heart to Heart 'Xplosion'  has juvenile and mature leaves change color for a striking variety of different looks. The Olive green to bronzy pink background an margins are just a foil for the fantastic white base netted with flashy hot pink to red veins and a large central eye that matched the veining. It's xplosion of color. This strap or lance leaf caladium is great for both sun and shade in most climates.

Caladiums are also generally considered to be houseplants where they prefer bright light or a sunny window.

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

Features

Heart to Heart 'Xplosion'  has juvenile and mature leaves change color for a striking variety of different looks. The Olive green to bronzy pink background an margins are just a foil for the fantastic white base netted with flashy hot pink to red veins and a large central eye that matched the veining. It's xplosion of color. This strap or lance leaf caladium is great for both sun and shade in most climates.

Caladiums are also generally considered to be houseplants where they prefer bright light or a sunny window.

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 sun and shade locations. They can also be grown indoors as a houseplant where bright light or a sunny window is preferred.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Landscape, Mass Planting