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Philodendron erubescens

Family Name: Araceae
Common Name: Blushing Philodendron, Red-leaf Philodendron
Semi Shade Moderate Water Occasional Misting Indoor Plant Ornamental Leaves Climber, Vine and Liana


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Name Status (botanical)
Common Names

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Climber, Vine & Liana


Native Distribution Colombia and Costa Rica

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Landscape Uses Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
Plant Growth Rate Fast


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Purple

Image Repository



Master ID 179
Species ID 1475
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Species record last updated on: 23 February 2022.