8 Types Of Philodendrons That You Need In Your Life!

You Know It! We Know It! You can never have too many philodendrons in your collection. Here are some of our favorite must have philodendrons:

1. Philodendron Birkin (Philodendron 'White Wave)

The Philodendron Birkin is known for their luscious white waves. This philodendron has round and oval leaves with silver white patterns and dark-green edges. This Birkin will most certainly stand out in your collection.

Philodendron birkin one of the most common types of philodendrons

2. Philodendron Brasil (Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil')

Philodendron Brasil can vary in color, size, shape and texture depending on where it is placed in your house and the age of the plant. The leaves are green with a streak of green or white down the center or one side. They resemble the classic heart leaf philodendron hederaceum. This philodendron would look great hanging from your ceiling or climbing up a bookshelf. 

Philodendron Brasil

3. Philodendron Hastatum (Silver Sword Philodendron)

My personal favorite variation of philodendron. The Hastatum is known for its arrow sword glossy light blueish green leaves. Its sure a beauty to add to your collection if you can find one.

Philodendron Hastatum

4. Philodendron Xanadu (Philodendron selloum 'Xanadu')

The Xanadu Philodendron looks very different to the other ones listed in this short list of 8. This plant can grow up to 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide. The Xanadu is known for its leathery dark green leaves that can span up to 18 inches (HUGE!). This plant will not climb up anything but your collection is sure missing one. 

Philodendron Xanadu

5. Philodendron Pink Princess (Philodendron Erubescens)

The Philodendron Pink Princess is known for its green color! Just kidding obviously it's known for its pink variegated complexion. Be prepared to break the wallet looking for a good mature pink princess. 

Philodendron Pink Princess is one of the prettiest

6. Philodendron Micans (Philodendron Hederaceum 'Micans')

Philodendrons Micans are unique in that they have a velvety texture to their leaves. Micans are Hederaceum which is why they have heart-shaped leaves. Philodendron Micans have a darker complextion of greens and purple. Some young sprout with pink edges. 

philodendron micans one of the best plants for beginners

7. Philodendron Heart Leaf (Philodendron Hederaceum)

The Philodendron Hederaceum is known for its heart shaped leaves. This is one of the most common types of philodendron, but it is a must have. Theres a reason why its the most popular. 

philodendron heart leaf the most common type of philodendron

8. Philodendron Lemon Lime (Philodendron Hederaceum 'Lemon Lime')

The appearance of the philodendron Lemon Lime is most comparable to the Neon Pothos. But this variation of the philodendron hederaceum has heart shaped leaves with a bright yellow complexion. Who wouldn't want a philodendron highlighter in there collection?

Philodendron Lemon lime.


This is 8 of 480 types of philodendrons. Thank you for taking time to read this blog post. If you have any more concerns about your philodendron please visit our blog The Green Thumb

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