Heart to Heart® Scarlet Flame™ Caladium | Proven Winners

'Scarlet Flame' has vivid red, strap-shaped leaves that are liberally marked with pink and white speckles and handsomely finished with a bright green margin. It works well in patio planters or the landscape. It works especially well in borders. It will grow well in both shade and sun conditions. Caladiums are also generally considered to be houseplants where they prefer bright light or a sunny window.

Caladiums can be an irritant if ingested. 

  • Award Winner
  • Adaptable As Houseplant
  • Foliage Interest
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Deadheading Not Necessary


  • Plant Type: Annual
  • Height Category: Medium
  • Garden Height: 15 - 20 Inches
  • Spacing: 8 - 10 Inches
  • Spread: 8 - 10 Inches
  • Foliage Colors: Green, Red, Pink, White
  • Foliage Shade: Red, Pink, White and Green
  • Habit: Upright
  • Container Role: Thriller


  • Light Requirement: Sun or Shade
  • Maintenance Category: Easy
  • Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage
  • Hardiness Zones: 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
  • Water Category: Average
  • Uses: Border Plant, Container, Landscape, Mass Planting
  • Uses Notes: Great in landscapes and containers and will grow well in sunny and shady locations. They can also be grown indoors as a houseplant in bright light or a sunny window.

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