Fancy-leaf Caladium (Caladium 'Florida Cardinal') in the Caladiums Database

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Data specific to Caladiums (Edit)
Hybridizer:Gary J. Wilfret
Leaf shape:Fancy
Primary leaf color:Red

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences:Wet Mesic
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
Containers:Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous:Goes Dormant
Parentage:Frieda Hemple X Carolyn Whorton

Growing in a container with Syngonium podophyllum and  a half dea

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