Caladiums are often known as Elephant Ears from their large heart shaped leaves. Most varieties display colour combinations of red, whites, pinks and greens. This stunning plant is adorned with pink candy-striped leaves and will and beautiful pop of colour to any home. Traditionally an outdoor plant, they can be adapted to indoor with some effort, but it will be worth it at this will extend their foliar season so you can stare at those attractive leaves all year round. The plants love hot, humid weather and grow best in full to partial shade, though most varieties can also be grown in full sun if they get plenty of water. So, mist often and keep them warm. If they are outside in a hanging garden or container, bring them indoors during the winter months if you want to preserve the foliage, otherwise they will die back down to their tubers until the next growing season or die completely if exposed to frost. Light and Water Indoor Caladium plants require a medium light area with protection from midday sun, which will scorch the leaves. A northern or eastern window is usually the best exposure. Humidity is crucial to Caladium houseplant care as the tubers are native to South American tropical forests and produce seasonal foliage during the rainy, warm season. Keeping the humidity high in a heated home may be done with misting and by placing a saucer filled with pebbles and water under the container. The evaporation will moisten the ambient air and provide the humidity necessary for your Caladium. Keep your plant away from heating vents which will blow dry air and drafty windows or doors. Please note that these come to us as mixed plants so we cannot guarantee which variety will arrive to us. They will all be beautiful varieties with variations of red/pink/green/white leaves.