ENH1105/EP369 ‘Cranberry Star’ – A New University of Florida Caladium Variety

Figure 1. 'Cranberry Star' plant produced by forcing one de-eyed No. 1 tuber (1½ - 2½ inches in diameter) in a 4½-inch square pot. Photo was taken eight weeks after the tuber was planted in the pot.
ENH1105, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Zhanao Deng, describes this unique new caladium variety with bright white leaves, green veins, and bright purple spots — its origin, description, tuber production, container forcing, landscape performance, and availability. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, November 2008.