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Common house plant genus with species and varieties ranging from very easy care level to high maintenance. Use it with questions about caring, propagating and identifying Philodendrons.

Philodendron is a well known and popular genus from the Araceae family, colloquially known as s.

Most Philodendrons are either or but many can be kept as a hanging basket plant as well.

Species and varieties are ranging from easy care, low maintenance ones to more difficult, higher maintenance ones which require high , more or moisture.

Common species and their varieties:

  • Philodendron hederaceum (synonym: Philodendron scandens) commonly known as heartleaf Philodendron.
    • Philodendron "Brasil"
    • Philodendron "Rio" also known as "Silver Stripe"
    • Philodendron "Lemon lime"
    • Philodendron "Micans" or Velvet Leaf Philodendron
  • Philodendron tatei
    • Philodendron "Rojo Congo"
    • Philodendron "Green Congo"
  • Philodendron erubescens
    • Philodendron "Pink Princess", a somewhat rare with pink variegation.
    • Philodendron "Imperial Red"
    • Philodendron "Imperial Green"
  • Philodendron hastatum commonly known as Philodendron "Silver Sword".
  • Philodendron domesticum