Red flash

General information

Red flash has green leaves with deep pink or red midribs or veins and speckled with light pink and white spots and edged in deep green. Red Flash Caladium is a sun-tolerant caladium with heart-shaped leaves and comes under Fancy group of caladiums. Petiole colour is green with black streaks. Abaxial (lower) leaf blade colour is light pink and green. Mature plant grows to a height of 10 to 30 inches at maturity. It does well in full sun as well as partial shade. They need water regularly.


Salient features
Plant Height 47.00 cm
No. of Leaves 3.33
Length of leaf 31.67 cm
Width of leaf 23.17 cm
Petiole length 46.50 cm
Petiole girth 20.39 mm
Petiole colour Green
Leaf shape Heart shaped



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