Caladium lindenii has an elongated heart-shaped green leaf with white to cream veining. Marvelous and magnificent, and super graphic.  

Light: Part shade

Water: Dry to the touch

Environment: Plant in moist, fertile well draining soil, slightly on the acidic side; requires higher humidity

Toxicity: All parts reported as toxic

Habit / Size: Can reach 11–23”H at maturity; Herbaceous shrub that grows from tuberous rhizomes

Of Note:

  • Named after the botanist Jean Jules Linden
  • Propagate by rhizome division
  • Synonym: Xanthosoma lindenii 

*When planting in a pot without a drainage hole, help avoid over watering by estimating 25% of the container’s overall volume, with appropriate drainage materials incorporated when planting.