Discover the Best Types of Philodendron Plants and grow these tropical beauties in your home. They also purify indoor air while looking stunning!
Coming in hundreds of species, choosing the right Philo plant for your home can be quite challenging, but not anymore! Here are some of the best philodendron plant varieties you can include in your rooms!
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Exotic Philodendron Plants
1. Philodendron Paraiso Verde
Also known as Marina Ruy Barbosa, this climbing variety features striking speckled and variegated elongated leaves. It prefers bright and indirect light.
2. Moonlight Philodendron
This hybrid cultivar has light green to dark leaves. The new foliage appears in a bright chartreuse lime-green yellow shade.
3. Philodendron Variegata ‘Ring of Fire’
This exotic variety offers leaves in unique shapes and variegation in shades from sunset orange to brick red to pink to deep green. The patterns on the leaves can be speckled, blotched, striped, or mottled.
4. Philodendron Florida Ghost
The Philodendron pedatum has several lobes on the leaves and starts with an eye-catching white shade, slowly turning to light green. After maturity, the leaves turn entirely green.
5. Selloum Philodendron
The tree philodendron is grown as a large houseplant indoors and mostly planted outdoors as perennial in warm-winter regions. It features dark green foliage with ruffled edges.
6. Super Atom Philodendron
‘Super Atom’ looks like a miniature version of its sibling Selloum. It has ruffled leaves of a deep green hue and can grow up to 2-5 feet tall and wide with time.
7. Grazielae Philodendron
‘Grazielae’ is a stunning plant showcasing heart-shaped leaves and thick stems. This hard-to-find species is pleasantly easy to grow.
8. Prince of Orange Philodendron
This large, shrubby variety offers new leaves in the rich coppery-orange shade. The plant can grow up to 2-4 feet inches tall.
9. Green Congo Philodendron
This beautiful variety has large, upright growth and offers bright, shiny green leaves that turn deep chartreuse with age.
10. Golden Goddess Philodendron
‘Golden Goddess’ offers stunning neon yellow and narrower leaves. It looks outstanding in both baskets and ceramic pots.
11. Thai Sunrise Philodendron
This exotic variety produces 7-10 inches long leaves that grow in light and dark green shades. It is a great climbing plant when provided with the right support.
12. Rojo Congo Philodendron
This variety has upright growth and dark green leaves. Its new foliage emerges with a flush of purple-red hue.
13. Micans Philodendron
This plant has a satin-like velvety texture and beautiful green tochartreuse color leaves flushed in a purple hue.
14. Philodendron ‘Lemon Lime’
‘Lemon Lime’ offers trailing foliage in a bright green-yellow shade. The cascading stems can reach up to 1-2 feet in length.
15. Silver Leaf Philodendron
This attractive cultivar has olive green leaves marked in silver splotches. It is quite bushier compared to most Philo varieties and offers a fantastic sheen on the foliage.
16. Philodendron Burle Marx
‘Burle Marx’ is an easy-to-grow stunning plant with elliptical, thick, leather-like green leaves arranged in an upright form.
17. Silver Sword Philodendron
‘Philodendron Hastatum’ has glossy, long, and ovate, blue-tinged silver-green leaves on thick stems. It has a climbing growth habit.
18. Philodendron Black Cardinal
‘Black Cardinal’ displays deep burgundy, almost black foliage on red stems. If you love dark houseplants, this is a perfect choice for you!
19. Philodendron Mayoi
‘Mayoi’ showcases exceptionally beautiful, cut foliage in a bright green hue. The lobed leaves are glossy and have a rubber-like texture.
20. Philodendron Melanochrysum
This tropical variety has dark green, almost black crystalline foliage with bright light green to yellow veins. The word ‘Melanochrysum’ implies ‘Black Gold.’
21. Lickety Split
This philodendron makes a statement with its huge leaves with deep splits and curly margins. Every leaf acquires a new shape and shows off a rich green shade with new growth reflect lime hue.
22. Philodendron Minima
Rhaphidophora tetraspermais different from the philodendron genus but is fondly called Philodendron Minima or Mini Monstera. It is a vining plant and offers small shiny green leaves that split with age.
23. Philodendron Narrow
Also known as Jungle Boogie, Sharks Tooth, and ‘Tiger tooth’ because of serrated margins. It features narrow green, densely toothed, edged foliage that reflects a jungle feel.
24. Philodendron Oxapapense
This captivating philodendron species has triangular leaves with lightly striped color or effect. It is a fast-grower in favorable conditions.
25. Philodendron genevievianum
This beautiful philo exhibits stunning bright green long narrow semi pleated leaves with fuzzy green petioles. It is a fast-growing climber that’s also easy to care for.
26. Philodendron Fun Bun
This variety showcases a canopy of long leaves that twist out from the stems. Its new growth starts to split and coil with maturity.
27. Philodendron Fat Boy
This variety has long, flask-like, thick, plumped, fat stems with dark green leaves. It prefers warm areas with bright indirect light.