General information

Dumbo is a green-leaved caladium. It has solid light green leaves and white veins. Dumbo can be best used in mixed containers or in the landscape. Petiole colour is light greenish white. Adaxial (upper) leaf blade as well as abaxial (lower) side is light greenish in colour. It has prominent white veins. Dumbo is relatively a small variety, measuring 2 feet tall. It is an excellent addition to for brightening up shady garden corners and prefers filtered sun, full shade to partial shade. It is suitable for mass planting or even can be planted in pots or as spectacular ground cover.


Salient features
Plant Height 26.250 cm
No. of Leaves 4.33
Length of leaf 11.60 cm
Width of leaf 9.20 cm
Petiole length 22.91 cm
Petiole girth 16.44 mm
Petiole colour Light greenish white
Leaf shape Strap-shaped




  • Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa, Goa
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