Strap-leaf caladium varieties as a group are generally
more sun tolerant than many of the fancy-leaf varieties. Nevertheless,
some caladium varieties are more sun tolerant than others. In 2000,
Classic Caladiums began program to
reintroduce rejuvenated selected commercial caladium varieties.
Similarly the company expanded its breeding program to develop and
introduce new genetics into the caladium line - hence, more sun-loving
Some sun-tolerant caladiums varieties are described below: