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Caladium 'Scarlet Flame'

Scarlet Flame Caladium

Caladium

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This stunning variety offers speckles, splashes, and spectacular contrast; blazing scarlet and pink leaves framed by dark green edges; a wonderful shade landscape accent; a great container plant, indoors or out

Description

This stunning variety offers speckles, splashes, and spectacular contrast; blazing scarlet and pink leaves framed by dark green edges; a wonderful shade landscape accent; a great container plant, indoors or out

Landscape Attributes

Scarlet Flame Caladium is a dense herbaceous annual with a mounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other garden plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Scarlet Flame Caladium is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Scarlet Flame Caladium will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 16 inches apart. Although it's not a true annual, this plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year. As such, gardeners should take into consideration that it will perform differently than it would in its native habitat.

Light Requirement:

shade

partial shade

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 inches

18 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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