Caladium bicolor 'Festiva' /Festival Caladium

Caladium bicolor 'Festiva'   / Caladium bicolor 'Festiva'
Dense foliage from closely planted tubers
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Dense foliage from closely planted tubers

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Scientific Name: Caladium bicolor 'Festiva'
Common Name: Festival Caladium
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: A good pink variety. Over 1,000 named varieties and some newer ones are sun-tolerant. Used for color in shade to part shade in the late spring and summer landscape. Do not plant the tubers outside until the night temperatures average 60 F. Tubers may be lifted, dried, and stored during the winter in a cool, dry drrom and replanted the following spring. Second year tubers are normally one size smaller.