Caladiums, also called Angel Wings, are unique tropical perennials. There are so many stunning Caladium varieties of these heart-shaped beauties. Their almost unparalleled foliage come in a variety of striking colors and patterns. In fact, combinations of green, red, pink, and white make them very popular houseplants.
Some of the most popular Caladium varieties are Caladium Strawberry Star, Caladium White Christmas, Caladium White Queen and Caladium Moonlight. Check out more than 100 stunning Caladium varieties below from A to Z.
Although they are grown as foliage plants, Caladiums may actually flower. They typically produce a single arum-type flower with a green or pinkish spathe. The spathe is surrounded by a short white spadix. Caladium varieties flower anytime from spring to autumn when the plant is actively growing.
The Caladium Aaron has a creamy white center, white veins, and dark green margins. White caladiums make beautiful accents against other green foliage. Definitely brightens up dark, shaded areas of your landscaping.
Aaron is a relatively tall, upright Caladium that grows best in moist, warm conditions, and in partial shade. Also, the ancestry of ‘Aaron’ is unknown.
The Caladium Allure has off-white leaves with deep green veins. Introduced to phase out the older Candidum Caladium. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Candidum Senior’ and Caladium ‘Candidum’.
Caladium Apple Blossom
The Caladium Apple Blossom has green borders with pink center s. Additionally, she has pronounced pink main veins. Features slightly frilly leaves that can tolerate 4-6 hours of sunlight.
Caladium Berries and Burgundy
The Caladium Berries and Burgundy plant has bronze leaves with bright pink veins. Also, it can tolerate full sun. A hybrid of Caladium ‘White Dynasty’ and Caladium ‘Blaze’.
Caladium Black Mamba
The Black Mamba is one of the darkest Caladiums. Definitely one of the dreamiest Caladiums of all. A rare stunner and a perfect contrast plant.
Blaze Caladium has medium to large leaves with bronze toned red center. Additionally, rose veins contrast against an olive green margin. A low growing caladium variety with a sun tolerance of partial sun to shade.
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Blushing Bride Caladium
The Blushing Bride Caladium has bright deep pink leaves with a green border. Main veins may turn whiter. Caladium Blushing Bride is a hybrid of Caladium ‘Pink Symphony’ and Caladium ‘Aaron’.
The Caladium Bombshell has intense red centers with deep green margins. Also, she can withstand full sun. A stunning hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’.
The Caladium Bottle Rocket has bright red veins surrounded by white splotches. A hybrid of Caladium ‘White Christmas’ and Caladium ‘Creamsickle’.
Burning Heart Caladium
The Burning Heart Caladium has heart-shaped bronze leaves. Additionally, they are speckled with flecks of pink. Mature clumps reach up to 18 inches (45 cm) tall with an equal spread. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’ and Caladium ‘Twist N Shout’.
Caladium Candidum Senior
The Caladium Candidum Senior has white leaves with green veins and is fancy-leaved. Grows well under shade or partial sun.
The Candidum Jr has white leaves with green veins. Leaves are strap-leaved and some sun tolerance is tolerated. ‘Candidum Junior’ is believed to be a field mutation of ‘Candidum Sr’.
The Caladium Candyland stunner has pink spots, white main veins, and a green margin. A hybrid of Caladium Lance Wharton and Caladium Gingerland. Caladium Candyland is one of my favorite Caladium varieties.
The Caladium Caribbean Coral has coral to pink colored leaves. Also, with white specks. A hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ and Caladium ‘White Marble’.
The Caladium Carolyn Whorton has a green border, dark pink veins. Also, it has splotches of light pink and white in the center. Fancy-leaved and does well with some sun.
The Caladium Carousel has white leaves, with red veins, and green margins. A hybrid of Caladium ‘White Christmas’ and Caladium ‘John Peed’.
Celebration Caladium has dark red veins, white-colored interveinal areas, and is surrounded by dark green borders. A hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ and Caladium ‘White Christmas’.
‘Cherry Tart’ Caladium
The ‘Cherry Tart’ Caladium is a fairly short variety. However, it produces lots of intense, red leaves. These plants are vigorous and vibrant until frost.
The Caladium Chinook has a salmon pink center with a green margin. Caladium Chinook is a hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ and Caladium ‘Kathleen’.
Caladium Classic Pink
The Classic Pink Caladium leaves have a pretty pink center with green margins. A relatively newer hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’ in 2015. An excellent variety for indoor and container gardening.
Caladium 'Clowning Around'
The Caladium ‘Clowning Around’ is a Fancy leaf Caladium. It has clear bright rose-pink veins. Cream-orange areas surround the veins with raised olive green edges (often raised).
The Caladium Cranberry Star has heart-shaped leaves, bright white leaves with numerous purple spots. A yybrid of Caladium C35a and Caladium UF-85245.
The Creamsickle Caladium leaves have gray-green veins, gray-green and gray-purple interveinal areas, interspersed with dark-green sectors. Additionally, surrounded by dark green borders. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Aaron’ and Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’.
Caladium Dawn to Dusk
The Dawn to Dusk Caladium has a creamy-white center with red splotches and a green margin. Grown in partial shade. However, it can tolerate full sun. Formerly known as Caladium Creamsickle.
Caladium Day Dreamer
The Caladium Day Dreamer has white leaves with rose-red spots. Sometimes it can develop a rose-red blush in the center. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Gingerland’ and Caladium ‘White Wonder’.
The Caladium Debutante has white leaves and deep green veins. Leaves can develop a light pink blush. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ & with Caladium ‘Florida Sweetheart’.
The Caladium Desert Sunset is a strap leaved variety with stunning pink leaves. This is a real show stopper! It has salmon and crimson leaves with copper veins. Also sun tolerant.
Caladium Fannie Munson
The Caladium Fannie Munson has pink leaves dashed in white, rose-pink veins, framed by olive green edges. ‘Fannie Munson’ Caladium is a wonderful container plant.
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An attractive fancy leaf variety with dark green background and border variously marked with dark red splotches. The Caladium Fireworks is a naturally-occurring mutation of Caladium ‘Fire Chief’.
The Caladium Flare has shiny rose centers. Also, surrounded by a gray-green and pink speckling and dark green margins. A hybrid of Caladium ‘White Christmas’ and Caladium ‘Rosemary’.
Flatter Me Caladium
The Flatter Me Caladium has a leaf pattern not seen on any other caladium. Specifically with light and dark green splotches and red veins. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Mt. Everest’ and Caladium ‘John Peed’.
Caladium Florida Beauty
The Caladium Florida Beauty is one of the most beautiful Caladiums on the market. It has dark green leaves with blotches of yellow splattered all over the leaves.
The Caladium Florida Elise has large emerald green leaves covered with light pink splotches.
Caladium Florida Fantasy
The Caladium Florida Fantasy has medium white leaves with red veins. Typically medium in height and can take full sun or shade. Florida Fantasy is a white Fancy Leaf caladium variety.
The Caladium Florida Red Ruffles is an intense red strap-leaf caladium. Additionally, it is short in size.
The Caladium Florida Sweetheart has a pinkish-red center with green edges. A strap-leaved variety that enjoys some sun.
Caladium Florida White Ruffles
The Caladium Florida White Ruffles has white and dark green bi-colored leaves that are lanceolate in shape. A hybrid of Caladium Aaron and Caladium Red Frill.
The Caladium Freckles has leaves that are green with big red splotches. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’ and Caladium ‘Red Flash’.
The Caladium Freida Hemple has dark red centers with wide green margins. Freida Hemple is excellent in shade. However, needs plenty of water, heat, and high humidity.
The Frog in a Blender Caladium has large striking leaves with splashes of lime and dark greens. Buy Caladium Frog in a Blender here.
The Caladium Gingerland has creamy white, with red speckles, and green margins. Delicate patterns of green, white and deep red on this caladium create a unique, festive look.
The Caladium Heart and Soul leaves have a white center, green border and red spots. Also, it tolerates sun or shade. A hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ and Caladium ‘Gingerland’.
Caladium Heart's Delight
The Caladium Heart’s Delight has rich cherry red leaf centers with green borders. A hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wing’ and Caladium ‘Florida Red Ruffles’.
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The Caladium Heart’s Desire has bright green leaves, bright white central veins, red speckles, and a green margin. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Grey Ghost’ and ‘Miss Muffet’.
The Caladium Highlighter is a versatile, lance leaf caladium. Additionally, it is a sun tolerant variety with colorful foliage and texture that lasts all season. Great for garden beds, baskets and mixed containers.
Caladium 'Hilo Beauty'
The Caladium ‘Hilo Beauty’ is commonly knows as “Army Caladium”. A rare polka-dot plant with yellow and white spots on bright green leaves. Definitely hard to come by.
Caladium Hot 2 Trot
Hot 2 Trot Caladium has younger leaves that start out shiny with a bright red center. Also, it has contrasting green margins. Later emerging leaves may be less shiny.
Caladium Humboldtii 'Mini White'
The Caladium Humboldtii ‘Mini White’ is a smaller variety. It has small green leaves mottled with white.
The Caladium Iceberg has a mottled cream and dark green pattern. Additionally, there is a dark red coloration where the petiole attaches to the leaf blade.
Caladium John Peed
The Caladium John Peed has a bright red center with dark margins. John Peed is an old time favorite.
The June Bride Caladium has lush heart shaped leaves that start greenish. Then, they turn white as the plant matures. Also, they have very pale, delicate veins.
Caladium Just Saucy
The Caladium Just Saucy has a highly visible pattern with cream white and sometimes yellow centers. Also, with large rust orange blotches. Caladium Just Saucy is a hybrid of Caladium ‘Miss Muffet’ and Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’.
The Caladium Kathleen has candy-pink-blotched leaves. Semi-translucent pink hearts are in the center of the leaves. Especially when the light shines through them. Green outer edges define the shape.
Fancy-type leaves are chartreuse to lime green. Also, with rose red centers. As they develop, rose red areas can cover the entire leaf surface. Caladium Lemon Blush is a hybrid of ‘Miss Muffet’ and ‘Florida Red Ruffles’.
The Caladium Lindenii Magnificum (Xanthosoma lindenii) is an ornamental, evergreen herb. It grows from rhizomes with its showy arrow-shaped, thin-leathery leaves.
The Caladium Mesmerized features a lime and dark green border with a bright red center. A hybrid of Caladium ‘RS-03-03’and Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’.
The Miss Muffet Caladium has lime green to chartreuse leaves, speckled with maroon and often red veins. The colors are brightest in shade. However, this variety also tolerates full sun.
The Caladium Monument has bright white leaves with a deep green border. A hybrid of White Christmas and Cerise. Cerise is also known as ‘Pha Ya Mol’ in Thailand.
Mt. Everest Caladium
Mt. Everest Caladium has green and white leaves with red-purple veins. A hybrid of Caladium Grey Ghost and Caladium White Wing.
The Caladium Party Punch has a pink center, white spots, and a green margin. Hybrid of Caladium Red Flash and Caladium WS-03-36. Buy Caladium Party Punch here.
Leaves will go from white to an almost translucent red-pink color with white veins. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Pink Symphony’ and Caladium ‘White Wing’. The Caladium Peppermint is a real stunner.
The Caladium Pink Beauty has pink leaves, red veins, and pink-speckled green margins. Typically short in height. Also, this beauty does well in shade.
The Pink Cloud Caladium is pink with red veins, pink-speckled green margin. Also, leaves are fancy-leaved and it is sun tolerant. Caladium Pink Cloud is great for adding easy color to your garden.
The Pink Gem Caladium has frilly Salmon pink centers grading to green. Additionally, leaves are strap-leaved and tolerates some sun. Great for garden beds, baskets and mixed containers.
Pink Splash Caladium
The Pink Splash Caladium has a graceful pink center with a contrasting green border and main veins. A naturally-occurring whole plant mutation of Caladium ‘Elise’.
The Caladium Pink Symphony has pink with green veins. Additionally, leaves are strap-leaved and tolerates some sun. Also known as Caladium Thai Beauty. Read more about ‘Thai Beauty’ care in our post here.
The Caladium Postman Joyner has wide red centers and medium green margins. Additionally, leaves are strap-leaved and it’s sun tolerant.
Posy Pink Caladium
The Posy Pink Caladium has pink leaves, pink veins with pink surrounding, and dark-green margins. Areas suffused with dark red, grey green and green. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Aaron’ and Caladium ‘John Peed’.
Caladium Puppy Love
The Caladium Puppy Love is similar to Caladium Florida Sweetheart. Although, with a deeper, richer color, and thicker leaves. A hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ and Caladium WS-02-18.
Leaves of Caladium Radiance will range between glossy and then develop a deep crimson blush as the leaf matures. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’ and Caladium WS-03-36.
The Raspberry Moon Caladium leaves have a vibrant light green background, Also, raspberry colored splotches. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Miss Muffet’ and Caladium ‘Fire Chief’.
The Caladium Red Alert has bright red leaves with a green margin. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Pink Beauty and Caladium ‘Florida Red Ruffles’.
The Caladium Red Beret has bright pink and bright green leaves. Additionally, she has white spots all over the leaves.
The Caladium Red Flash has dark red with pink spots and wide dark green margins, fancy-leaved.
The Red Frill Caladium has red shading to green at tips, very frilled. It is strap-leaved and not sun tolerant.
The Red Glamour Caladium is red with a dark red centers, dark veins, and a dark green border. A hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ and Caladium ‘White Wonder’.
The Caladium Red Rio looks like a slice of watermelon. In fact, it makes me dream of summertime! A hybrid of Caladium ‘Florida Red Ruffles’ and Caladium ‘Gingerland’.
The Red Star Caladium has green leaves with white spots and large pink veins. A rare caladium beauty.
The Caladium Restless Heart has very dark green leaves, red veins. Additionally, interveinal areas are reddish pink with red, orange, and green spots. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’ and Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’.
The Caladium Rosebud has a pink center, surrounded by white and edged with green. Fancy-leaved, sun tolerant.
Caladium Rose Glow
The Caladium Rose Glow has a lively pink center with a wide green border. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Aaron’ and Caladium ‘Freida Hemple’.
The Caladium Rosemary has rose red leaves with a mottled light and dark green border. A hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wing’ and Caladium ‘Florida Red Ruffles’.
The Sangria Caladium has red shading. Then green shading at the tips. It’s very frilled, strap-leaved, and not sun tolerant. A hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ and Caladium ‘White Wonder’.
Scarlet Beauty Caladium
The Scarlet Beauty Caladium has very large leaves with big dark scarlet blotches and dark red veins. Additionally, it has undefined green margins.
The Caladium Scarlet Flame has dark green leaves have rose red venation and interveinal areas and pink-colored blotches. A hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ and ‘Candyland’.
The Sizzle Caladium has a large red center, dark red to purple mid and primary veins. Also, netted grey-purple secondary veins, and mottled undulate margins. Caladium Sizzle is a hybrid of Caladium ‘Candidum Junior’ and Caladium ‘Florida Sweetheart’.
Caladium Snow Drift
The Caladium Snow Drift has white leaves with green veins and margins. Definitely a beauty. A Hybrid of Caladium ‘Victoria’ and Caladium ‘White Christmas’.
Southern Charm Caladium
The Caladium Southern Charm has gray-green leaves with dark green margins. Also, red-purple veins and areas surrounding the veins. A hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ and Caladium ‘Blaze’.
The Caladium Splash of Wine has white leaves, dark green veins, red- purple spots, and narrow dark green margins. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Gingerland’ and Caladium ‘Candidum’.
The Caladium Starburst develops white main veins that contrast well with its dark pink background. A hybrid of Caladium White Wing and Freida Hemple. Caladium Starburst is a real beauty.
The Strawberry Star Caladium has white fancy-leaves that are almost transparent. Also, it has light green mid veins and red speckles. Want more detailed care instructions? Visit our Caladium Strawberry Star post here.
The Summer Breeze Caladium has large white leaves with a pink center. A hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ and Caladium ‘Candidum’.
Caladium Sunset Pink
The Caladium Sunset Pink has a bright salmon pink center with a green border. Similar to ‘Kathleen’ Caladium. Although, brighter in color and it does not fade.
The Caladium Tapestry has deep green heart-shaped leaves that have vibrant pink veins and cream-colored centers.
The Caladium Tiki Torch has rose-red centers and veins, with lime-green to chartreuse margins. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Highlighter’ and Caladium ‘John Peed’.
The Caladium Tickle Me Pink has dark green margins, rose red veins, and areas of green, tan, and rose red. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Florida Sweetheart’ and Caladium ‘White Wonder’.
Twist and Shout Caladium
The Caladium Twist N’ Shout or Twist and Shout, is a fancy-leaf variety. It has a burnt orange background and olive spots and leaf margin. This represents a new color for caladiums.
Caladium Va Va Violet
The Caladium Va Va Violet is a strap-leaf variety. It is the first violet variety on the market. A rare beauty and perfect for Caladium collectors. Another beauty by Proven Winners Caladiums.
The Caladium Victoria has red, pink, and green leaves. In fact, it is a naturally-occurring plant mutation of the Caladium ‘Florida Sweetheart’. Characterized by its compact, symmetrical, upright, outwardly arching and rounded plant habit. Indeed one of my favorite lance-leaf varieties.
The Caladium White Christmas has bright white with dark green veins and margins. Additionally, leaves are fancy-leaved. However, no direct sun for this lush, heart-shaped beauty. Read more detailed care info about Caladium White Christmas here.
The Caladium White Diamond has white to green leaves. Also, with few light pink-colored spots. Margins are dark green with white veins. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Lance Whorton’ and Caladium ‘Jackie Suthers’.
Caladium White Dynasty
The Caladium White Dynasty has white and grey-green leaves. Additionally, it has a few random red-purple spots. Margins are dark green with gray-green veins.
Caladium White Majesty
The Caladium White Majesty has medium green leaves. Additionally, it has white and grey-green colored centers and veins. Also deer resistant and rabbit resistant.
Caladium White Marble
The Caladium White Marble has white and green leaves with pink and green accents. A beautiful lance-leaved (strap) variety that can stand full sun. Also, great in containers.
The Caladium White Queen has pure white leaves with thin red and green veins. Leaves are fancy-leaved and sun tolerant. Find more detailed care instructions and tips for Caladium White Queen here.
Caladium White Pearl
The Caladium White Pearl is a white lance-leaf (strap) variety. Also, this beauty can take full sun. A popular choice for hanging baskets, borders, or mixed containers.
The Caladium White Wing is white with curled edges, stippled with green. A strap-leaved (lance) variety that can tolerate some sun. However, she loves the shade. Synonym: Cyrtospadix bicolor. Buy White Wing Caladium here.
The Caladium White Wonder has frilly white strapped-shaped leaves with distinctive green borders. It tolerates sun or shade. An annual except in zones 10-11. You will love Caladium White Wonder.
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