Caladium Varieties

Angel Wing Plant Varieties

Caladiums, also called Angel Wings, are unique tropical perennials. Their almost unparalleled foliage are arrowhead-shaped and come in a variety of striking colors and patterns. Combinations of green, red, pink, and white make them very desirable houseplants. Some of the most popular varieties are Caladium Strawberry Star, Caladium White Christmas, Caladium White Queen and Caladium Moonlight.  Check out more than 100 stunning Caladium varieties below.

Common Names

Angel Wings, Heart of Jesus, Elephant Ears

Sun Exposure

Indirect light (indoors), full to part shade (outdoors)

Hardiness Zones

2-11 (depending on the variety)

Caladium Aaron
Caladium Aaron
Caladium Aaron has a creamy white center, white veins, and dark green margins.  The ancestry of ‘Aaron’ is unknown. Buy it here.
Caladium Allure
Caladium Allure
Off-white leaves with deep green veins. Introduced to phase out the older  Candidum. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Candidum Senior’ & Caladium ‘Candidum’.
Caladium Apple Blossom
Apple Blossom
Caladium Apple Blossom has green borders with pink center and pronounced pink main veins. Features slightly frilly leaves that can tolerate 4-6 hours of sunlight.
Caladium Berries 'N Burgundy
Berries 'N Burgundy
Caladium Berries ‘N Burgundy has bronze leaves with bright pink veins.  Can tolerate full sun. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Dynasty’ and Caladium ‘Blaze’.

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Caladium Black Mamba
Black Mamba
Black Mamba is one of the darkest & dreamiest Caladiums of all. A rare stunner and a perfect contrast plant.
Caladium Blaze
Caladium Blaze
Caladium Blaze has red scarlet ribs and is low growing. Sun Tolerance is partial sun  to shade. Buy bulbs here.
Caladium Blushing Bride
Blushing Bride
Bright deep pink leaves with a green border. Main veins may turn whiter. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Pink Symphony’ & Caladium ‘Aaron’.
Caladium Bombshell
Caladium Bombshell
Intense red center with deep green margin. Can withstand full sun. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’. Buy it here
Caladium Bottle Rocket
Bottle Rocket
Caladium Bottle Rocket has bright red veins surrounded by white splotches. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Christmas’ & Caladium ‘Creamsickle’. Buy it here.
Caladium Burning Heart
Burning Heart
Caladium Burning Heart is a bronze leaf variety with pink to orange spots. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’ and Caladium ‘Twist N Shout’.
Caladium Candidum
Caladium Candidum
Caladium Candidum Senior  has white with green veins and is fancy-leaved.  Grows well under shade or partial sun. Buy it here.
Candidum Jr
Caladium Candidum Jr
White with green veins, strap-leaved, some sun tolerance. ‘Candidum Junior’ is believed to be a field mutation of ‘Candidum Sr’. Buy it here.
Caladium Candyland
Caladium Candyland
Pink spots with white main veins and a green margin. Hybrid of Caladium Lance Whorton and Gingerland. Buy it here
Caribbean Coral
Caribbean Coral
 Coral to pink colored leaves with white specks. Hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ & Caladium ‘White Marble’. Buy it here
Carolyn Wharton
Carolyn Wharton
Green border, dark pink veins and splotches of light pink and white in the center. Fancy-leaved and does well with some sun. Buy it here
Caladium Carousel
Caladium Carousel
White leaves with red veins and green margins. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Christmas’ & Caladium ‘John Peed’. Buy it here
Caladium Celebration
Caladium Celebration
 Dark red veins, white-colored interveinal areas surrounded by dark green borders. Hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ and Caladium ‘White Christmas’.
Caladium Chinook
Caladium Chinook
Salmon pink center with a green margin. Caladium Chinook is a hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ & Caladium ‘Kathleen’.
Caladium Classic Pink
Caladium Classic Pink
Caladium Classic Pink leaves have a pretty pink center with green margins. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’.
Caladium Dawn to Dusk
Dawn to Dusk
Creamy-white center with red splotches and a green margin. Grow in a part shade, but tolerates full sun. Formerly known as Caladium Creamsickle.
Caladium Day Dreamer
Caladium Day Dreamer
White leaves with rose-red spots and can sometimes develop a rose-red blush in the center. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Gingerland’ & Caladium ‘White Wonder’.
Caladium Debutante
Caladium Debutante
White leaves and deep green veins. Leaves  can develop a light pink blush. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ & with Caladium ‘Florida Sweetheart’.

 

Caladium Desert Sunset
Desert Sunset
Leaves are bronze salmon-pink with copper colored veins. Desert Sunset looks great in hanging baskets. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ & Caladium ‘Twist and Shout’.
Caladium Varieties
Fannie Munson
Pink leaves dashed in white, rose-pink veins, framed by olive green edges. ‘Fannie Munson’ Caladium is a wonderful container plant. Buy it here
Caladium Fireworks
Caladium Fireworks
Attractive fancy leaf variety with dark green background and border variously marked with dark red splotches. A naturally-occurring mutation of Caladium ‘Fire Chief’.
Caladium Flare
Caladium Flare
Shiny rose centers surrounded by a grey-green and pink speckling and dark green margins.  Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Christmas’ & Caladium ‘Rosemary’.
Caladium Flatter Me
Caladium Flatter Me
A leaf pattern not seen on any other caladium with light and dark green splotches and red veins.  Hybrid of Caladium ‘Mt. Everest’ & Caladium ‘John Peed’.
Caladium Florida Beauty
Florida Beauty
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.
Caladium Florida Elise
Caladium Florida Elise
Large green leaves covered with light pink blotches. Buy it
Caladium Florida Moonlight
Caladium Florida Moonlight
White with a very thin green edge.  Buy it here
Caladium Florida Red Ruffles
Florida Red Ruffles
An intense red strap-leaf caladium, short in size.
Caladium Varieties
Florida Sweetheart
Pinkish-red center with green edge, strap-leaved, some sun. Buy bulbs here
Caladium Florida White Ruffles
Florida White Ruffles
White and dark green bi-colored leaves that are lanceolate in shape. Hybrid of Caladium Aaron and Caladium Red Frill.
Caladium Freckles
Caladium Freckles
 Leaves are green with big red splotches. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’ & Caladium ‘Red Flash’.
Caladium Varieties Frieda Hemple
Frieda Hemple
Dark red centers with wide green margins. Excellent in shade. Needs plenty of water, heat, and high humidity. Buy bulbs here.
Caladium Frog in a blender
Frog in a blender
Frog in a Blender Caladium has beautiful striking large leaves with splashes of lime and dark greens. Buy it here.
Caladium Gingerbread Varieties
Caladium Gingerland
Caladium Gingerland has creamy white with red speckles and green margins. The delicate patterns of green, white & deep red on this caladium create a unique, festive look. Buy here.
Caladium Heart and Soul
Caladium Heart and Soul
Leaves have a white center, green border and red spots. Tolerates sun or shade. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ and Caladium ‘Gingerland’. Buy here.
Caladium 'Heart's Delight
Heart's Delight
Caladium Heart’s Delight has rich cherry red leaf centers with green borders. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wing’ and Caladium ‘Florida Red Ruffles’. Buy here.
Caladium Heart’s Desire
Heart’s Desire
Heart’s Desires has bright green leaves, bright white central veins, red speckles, and a green margin. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Grey Ghost’ and ‘Miss Muffet’. Buy here.
Caladium Hot 2 Trot
Caladium Hot 2 Trot
Young leaves start out with shiny with a bright red centers and contrasting green margins. Later emerging leaves may be less shiny.
Caladium humboldtii 'Mini White'
Humboldtii Mini
Caladium Humboldtii ‘Mini White’ is a smaller variety. It has small green leaves mottled with white.
Caladium Iceberg
Caladium Iceberg
Mottled cream and dark green pattern with dark red coloration where the petiole attaches to the leaf blade.
Caladium John Peed
Caladium John Peed
Caladium John Peed has a bright red center with dark margins. John Peed is an old time favorite.
Caladium June Bride
Caladium June Bride
June Bride caladiums have lush heart shaped leaves that start greenish and  turn white as the plant matures. They have very pale delicate veins. Buy it here.
Caladium Just Saucy
Caladium Just Saucy
Highly visible pattern with cream white, sometimes yellow center, and large rust orange blotches. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Miss Muffet’ and Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’.
Caladium Lemon Blush
Caladium Lemon Blush
Fancy-type leaves are chartreuse to lime green with rose red centers. As they develop, rose red areas can cover the entire leaf surface. Hybrid of ‘Miss Muffet’ & ‘Florida Red Ruffles’.
Caladium Mesmerized
Caladium Mesmerized
Caladium Mesmerized features a lime and dark green border with a bright red center.  Hybrid of Caladium ‘RS-03-03’and  Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’.
Caladium Miss Muffet
Caladium Miss Muffet
Lime green to chartreuse speckled with maroon and often red veins. The colors are brightest in shade, but this variety also tolerates full sun. Buy it here.
Caladium Monument
Caladium Monument
Bright white leaves with a deep green border. Hybrid of White Christmas & Cerise (aka ‘Pha Ya Mol’ in Thailand).
Caladium ‘Mt. Everest’
Caladium ‘Mt. Everest’
Caladium Mt. Everest has green and white leaves with red-purple veins. Hybrid of Caladium Grey Ghost & Caladium White Wing.

 

Caladium Party Punch
Caladium Party Punch
Pink center, white spots, and a green margin. Hybrid of Caladium Red Flash. Hybrid of Caladium WS-03-36 and Caladium ‘Red Flash’. Buy it here.
Caladium Peppermint
Caladium Peppermint
Leaves will go from white to an almost translucent red-pink color with white veins. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Pink Symphony’ & Caladium ‘White Wing’. Buy here.
Caladium Pink Beauty
Caladium Pink Beauty
Pink with red veins and pink-speckled green margins. Usually short in height and does well in shade. Buy it here. 
Caladium Pink Cloud
Pink Cloud
Pink with red veins, pink-speckled green margins, fancy-leaved, sun tolerant. Pink Cloud is great for adding easy color to your garden. Buy it here.
Caladium Pink Gem
Pink Gem
Frilly Salmon pink center grading to green, strap-leaved, some sun. Great for garden beds, baskets and mixed containers. Buy here.
Caladium Pink Splash
Caladium Pink Splash
Caladium Pink Splash has graceful pink center with a contrasting green border and main veins. A naturally-occurring whole plant mutation of Caladium ‘Elise’.
Caladium Pink Symphony
Pink Symphony
Caladium Pink Symphony has pink with green veins, strap-leaved, some sun. Read more about ‘Thai Beauty’ here and buy it here.
Postman Joyner
Postman Joyner
Caladium Postman Joyner has red with wide, medium green margin, strap-leaved, sun tolerant. Buy here.
Caladium Posy Pink
Caladium Posy Pink
Pink leaves, pink veins with pink surrounding, and dark-green margins. Areas suffused with dark red, grey green and green. Hybrid of  ‘Aaron’ & ‘John Peed’.
Caladium praetermissum 'Hilo Beauty'
Caladium 'Hilo Beauty'
Caladium ‘Hilo Beauty’ is commonly knows as “Army Caladium”. A rare polka-dot plant with yellow and white spots on bright green leaves.
Caladium Puppy Love
Caladium Puppy Love
Similar to caladium Florida Sweetheart but with a deeper, richer color and thicker leaves. Hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ & Caladium WS-02-18.
Caladium Radiance
Caladium Radiance
Leaves will range between glossy and then develop a deep crimson blush as the leaf matures. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’ & Caladium WS-03-36.
Caladium Raspberry Moon
Caladium Raspberry Moon
Vibrant light green background and raspberry colored splotches. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Miss Muffet’ & Caladium ‘Fire Chief’.
Caladium Red Alert
Caladium Red Alert
 Bright red leaves with a green margin. Caladium ‘Pink Beauty & Caladium ‘Florida Red Ruffles’ Hybrid.
Caladium Red Beret
Caladium Red Beret
Caladium Red Beret has bright pink and bright green leaves. White spots all over the leaves.
Caladium Red Flash
Caladium Red Flash
Caladium Red Flash has dark red with pink spots and wide dark green margins, fancy-leaved. Buy here.
Caladium Red Frill
Caladium Red Frill
Caladium Red Frill has red shading to green at tips, very frilled. It is strap-leaved and not sun tolerant. 
Caladium Red Glamour
Caladium Red Glamour
Caladium Red Glamour is Red with a dark red center, dark veins, and a dark green border. Caladium John Peed’ & ‘White Wonder’ hybrid.
Caladium Red Rio
Caladium Red Rio
Caladium Red Rio looks like a slice of watermelon. A hybrid of Caladium ‘Florida Red Ruffles’ and Caladium ‘Gingerland’.
Caladium Red Star
Caladium Red Star
Caladium Red Star has green leaves with white spots and large pink veins. A rare caladium beauty.
Caladium Restless Heart
Restless Heart
Very dark green leaves, red veins, and interveinal areas are reddish pink with red, orange, & green spots. A Hybrid of Caladium ‘Red Flash’ & Caladium ‘Twist N’ Shout’.
Caladium Rosebud
Caladium Rosebud
Caladium Rosebud has a pink center, surrounded by white and edged with green. Fancy-leaved, sun tolerant. Buy here.
Caladium Rose Glow
Caladium Rose Glow
Caladium Rose Glow has a lively pink center with a wide green border. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Aaron’  and Caladium ‘Freida Hemple’.
Caladium Rosemary
Caladium Rosemary
Rose red leaves with a mottled light and dark green border. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wing’ & Caladium ‘Florida Red Ruffles’. Buy here.
Caladium Sangria
Caladium Sangria
Red shading to green at tips, very frilled, strap-leaved, not sun tolerant. Hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ & Caladium ‘White Wonder’.
Caladium Scarlet Beauty
Caladium Scarlet Beauty
Caladium Scarlet Beauty has very large leaves with big dark scarlet blotches, dark red veins and undefined green margins. Buy here.
Caladium Scarlet Flame
Scarlet Flame
Caladium Scarlet Flame has dark green leaves have rose red venation and interveinal areas and pink-colored blotches. A Hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ & ‘Candyland’. Buy here.
Caladium Sizzle
Caladium Sizzle
Large red center, dark red to purple mid and primary veins, netted grey-purple secondary veins, and mottled undulate margins. Hybrid of Candidum Junior’ & ‘Florida Sweetheart’.
Caladium Snow drift
Caladium Snow drift
Caladium Snow Drift has white leaves with green veins and margins. A Hybrid of Caladium ‘Victoria’ & Caladium  ‘White Christmas’.
Caladium Southern Charm
Southern Charm
Grey-green leaves with dark green margins. Red-purple veins and areas surrounding the veins. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Wonder’ & Caladium ‘Blaze’. 
Caladium Splash of Wine
Splash of Wine
White leaves, dark green veins, red- purple spots, and narrow dark green margins. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Gingerland’ & Caladium ‘Candidum’.
Caladium Starburst
Caladium Starburst
Develops white main veins that contrast well with its dark pink background. Hybrid of Caladium  White Wing & Freida Hemple. Buy bulbs
Caladium Strawberry Star
Strawberry Star
Caladium Strawberry Star has white fancy-leaves that are almost transparent. Light green mid veins and red speckles. Read more here.
Caladium Summer Breeze
Summer Breeze
Summer Breeze Caladium has large white leaves with a pink center . Hybrid of Caladium ‘John Peed’ & Caladium ‘Candidum’.
Caladium Sunset Pink
Caladium Sunset Pink
Caladium Sunset Pink has bright salmon pink center with a green border. Similar to ”Kathleen’ caladium, but brighter in color and doesn’t fade.
Caladium Tapestry
Caladium Tapestry
Caladium Tapestry has deep green heart-shaped leaves are with vibrant pink veins and cream-colored centers. 
Caladium Tiki Torch
Caladium Tiki Torch
Caladium Tiki Torch has rose-red centers and veins, with lime- green to chartreuse margins. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Highlighter’ & Caladium ‘John Peed’. Buy here
Caladium Tickle Me Pink
Tickle Me Pink
Caladium Tickle Me Pink has dark green margins, rose red veins, & areas of green, tan, and rose red. Hybrid of ‘Florida Sweetheart’ & ‘White Wonder’.
Caladium Va Va Violet
Caladium Va Va Violet
Caladium Va Va Violet is a Strap-leaf variety . It is the first violet variety on the market.
Caladium Victoria
Caladium Victoria
Caladium Victoria has red, pink and green leaves. Naturally-occurring plant mutation of the Caladium ‘Florida Sweetheart’.
Caladium White Cap
Caladium White Cap
Caladium White Cap is white with white veins and green edges. Hybrid of Caladium ‘White Christmas & Caladium ‘Aaron’. Buy here
Caladium White Christmas
White Christmas
Caladium White Christmas has bright white with dark green veins and margins, fancy-leaved, no sun. Read more about White Christmas here or buy here.
Caladium White Diamond
White Diamond
White to green leaves, with few light pink-colored spots, dark green margins & white veins. Hybrid of Caladium ‘Lance Whorton’ & Caladium ‘Jackie Suthers’.
Caladium White dynasty
White Dynasty
Caladium White Dynasty has white and grey-green leaves, with few random red-purple spots, dark green margins and grey-green veins.
Caladium White Majesty
White Majesty
Caladium White Majesty has medium green leaves with white and grey-green colored centers and veins.
Caladium White Marble
White Marble
Caladium White Marble has white spots which in bright light may be pink.
Caladium White Queen
White Queen
Pure white leaves with thin red and green veins, fancy-leaved, sun tolerant. Read more here and buy bulbs
Caladium White Pearl
Caladium White Pearl
Caladium White Pearl is a white lance-leaf (strap) variety. It can take full sun.
White Wing Caladium
White Wing Caladium
Caladium White Wing is white with curled edges, stippled with green. A strap-leaved variety & can tolerate some sun.
Caladium Cranberry Star
Cranberry Star
Caladium Cranberry Star has heart-shaped leaves, bright white color and numerous purple spots. A Hybrid of Caladium C35a and Caladium UF-85245. Buy Cranberry Star here.
Caladium Creamsickle
Caladium Creamsickle
Leaves with grey-green veins, grey-green & grey- purple interveinal areas interspersed with dark-green sectors and surrounded by dark green-colored borders. Hybrid of  ‘Aaron’ &  ‘Twist N’ Shout’. 
Caladium ‘Kathleen’
Caladium Kathleen
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.
Caladium White Wonder
White Wonder
Caladium White Wonder has frilly white strapped-shaped leaves with distinctive green borders. Tolerates sun or shade, Annual except in zones 10-11. Buy White Wonder here.
Caladium ‘Highlighter’
Caladium Highlighter
Caladium Highlighter is a versatile, lance leaf caladium, that is a sun tolerant variety with colorful foliage and texture that lasts all season. Great for garden beds, baskets and mixed containers.
Caladium Lindenii | Xanthosoma Lindenii ‘Magnificum’
Caladium Lindenii
Caladium Lindenii Magnificum (Xanthosoma lindenii) is an ornamental, evergreen herb. It grows from rhizomes with its showy arrow-shaped, thin-leathery leaves.
Caladium Clowning Around
Clowning Around
Caladium ‘Clowning Around’ is a Fancy leaf Caladium. Clear bright rose-pink veins and cream-orange areas, surround the veins with raised olive green edges (often raised).
Caladium Twist N' Shout
Twist N' Shout
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 ‘Cherry Tart’
Caladium Cherry Tart
Caladium ‘Cherry Tart’  is a fairly short variety, but produces lots of intense, red leaves.  These plants were vigorous and vibrant until frost.
Caladium Florida Fantasy
Florida Fantasy
Caladium Florida Fantasy has medium white leaves with red veins. Typically medium height and can take full sun or shade. Florida Fantasy is a white Fancy Leaf caladium variety.

Buy Caladiums

White Wonder
Caladium Heart and Soul
Scarlet Flame

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