Common Name Caladium, elephant ears
Botanical Name Caladium
Family Araceae
Plant Type Tropical perennial
Mature Size 12–30 in. tall, 12–24 in. wide
Sun Exposure Indirect light (indoors), full to partial shade (outdoors)
Soil Type Rich, well-drained
Soil pH Slightly acidic 
Bloom Time Spring, summer, fall 
Flower Color Green, pink, white, red
Hardiness Zones 9–11 
Native Area Central America, South America
Toxicity  Toxic to people and pets