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Caladium Red Flash

Caladium Red Flash

Rich red, heart-shaped leaves are liberally spotted with pink and feature green veining and a wide green border. A summer standout in any shaded landscape or corner of the garden. Anchor large shade trees with Red Flash and all eyes will be drawn to your property. Perfect for containers and window boxes, too.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-10
  • Mature Height 12 - 18 inches
  • Bloom Time July till first frost
  • Light Requirements Full Shade, Half Sun / Half Shade

We ship this item in Spring

Botanical Name: Caladium 'Red Flash'

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Caladium 'Red Flash'
  • Ship As :

    Bulb
  • Size :

    1.5-2.5"
  • Lift In Fall:

    3-8
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Ground Cover, Perennializing, Shade Garden
  • Flower Form :

    Insignificant
  • Foliage Type :

    Large peltate heart-shaped leaves with colorful membranes.
  • Mature Spread :

    12 - 18 inches
  • Spacing:

    12 - 18 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    1-2" deep (bud tips up) and 12-18" apart. Water well after planting. Place in a warm, filtered light area away from direct sun light which will scorch the leaves.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    None
  • Winter Care :

    Lift tubers in the fall and store in a frost-free location over winter. Replant the following spring after last frost.
  • Planting Depth :

    1-2" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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Shipping Information

K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.



       Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule

  • Tropicals
    Zone Ship Date Last Order Date Last Ship Date
    3 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    4 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    7 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    8 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    9 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    10 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zone First Ship Date Last Order Date Last Ship Date
    3 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    4 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5A April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5B March 19, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6A March 12, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6 March 5, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    7 February 26, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    8 February 19, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018
    9 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018
    10 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Your order confirmation will have an estimated delivery time.

When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated delivery estimate.

You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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