Carolyn Whorton Caladium has neat green rim outlines large sugar pink leaves with fine, deep red veins creating spectacular foliage. It has been a staple in many gardens, works well in shade to partial shade and is fairly sun tolerant.
Caladium, a small tropical American genus, has given rise to numerous hybrids that are prized for their foliage and preference for shade. The leaves blend deep greens, intense reds, pinks, and white in patterns that range from elegant to energizing. To perform well, they need heat, ample moisture, and regular feeding.