Fancy-leaf Caladium (Caladium 'Red Flash') in the Caladiums Database

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Common names:
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Also sold as:
'Flash Rouge'
'Redflash'

Data specific to Caladiums (Edit)
Leaf shape: Fancy
Primary leaf color: Red
Misc Caladium Details: Sun tolerant

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Other: Berries white when ripe.
Underground structures: Tuber
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Parentage: Unknown
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2018-06-23
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Location: Courtyard Date: 2012-0727Just a few bulbs makes such a nice display.
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Location: Jersey City, NJDate: 2014-04-24giant draped leaf grown strictly indoors: corm bought 8 yrs ago f
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Location: Kitchen stepsDate: 2008-0621Backlit by the sun.
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2018-06-23
By stilldew
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-08-05
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Location: Courtyard Date: 2012-0727This is the mammoth version of Red Flash caladium. Purchased thro
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Location: Courtyard Date: 2012-0730Grows well in full sun here in zone 7, Long Island, NY
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Location: Courtyard Date: 2012-0730
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Location: Jersey City, NJDate: 2014-04-247" bloom on mature (8 yr old from buying) corm, grown indoors
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Location: Courtyard Date: 2013-0730Huge leaves!
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Location: Jersey City, NJDate: 2014-05-248 years with me - grown indoors
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2016-06-22Mixed pot of Caladiums, with Red Flash.
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Location: Longwood Gardens, PADate: 2016-06-07
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Location: Kitchen counterDate: 2012-0511Showing size difference between 5 mammoth Red Flash and 10 #1 siz
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Location: Courtyard Date: 2012-0701It's better for the plant to remove any flower stalks.
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Location: Courtyard Date: 2012-0522Mammoth Red Flash bulbs are enormous!
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Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
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Plant Events from our members
skylark On October 1, 2017 Entered Dormancy
skylark On May 1, 2017 Plant emerged
de-eyed 2 largest corms, all corms sprouted
skylark On April 26, 2016 Plant emerged
all corms sprouted leaves
skylark On April 15, 2016 Transplanted
cleaned up, rooted and then potted up tubers - put on heating mat, tented to sprout
skylark On May 20, 2015 Bloomed
every corm bloomed
skylark On May 10, 2015 Plant emerged
1st leaves emerged and fully unfurled. 3 inflorescences are emerging too.
skylark On April 12, 2015 Potted up
watered lightly, sprouts visible
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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