Caladium bicolor was to be in medium light out of indirect sunlight and kept in high humidity, keeping moist but not damp. The species Caladium bicolor has been used to breed over 1000 cultivars with striking, often brightly coloured, arrow-shaped foliage. This plant grows well under the shaded canopies of forests in warm climates. It is also found growing along river banks and goes dormant during the dry season. Growing popularity as a houseplant.