Caladium “Kelly”

The Caladium Kelly is sold mainly as a mini plant in the garden center. Here the plant has a white base color, the leaf veins are green and irregularly distributed are pink dots. Depending on the incidence of light, the leaves can change color very differently and so it can happen that on some leaves mainly the pink color prevails and another leaf is more green. The plants are sold as mini plants but can reach sizes around 60cm with good care. For this it is important that the plant is planted in a sufficiently large pot.

Caladium Kelly profile:

Height: up to 60cm
Leaf: medium heart-shaped leaves
Leaf texture: parchment-like
Color: The leaves have a white base color, which is interspersed with green leaf veins and ends in green leaf margins. In addition, there are pink spots on the leaves that can also occupy the entire leaf.

Maintaining the Caladium Kelly:

In this species portait, you’ll learn the key characteristics of the Caladium Kelly. Since the Caladium species differ visually, but there are no differences within the care, you will find all the info on how to successfully care for the Caladium Kelly indoors on the following pages:

Preparing Caladium Tubers: From Tuber to Plant

Caladium Soil: The Right Substrate for Your Caladiums

Caladium location: so your caladia feels right at home!

Watering Caladium: How much water does my caladia need?

Caladium deficiency symptoms: When the caladia is not well

Caladium hibernation: when the caladia goes into hibernation