Check out these indoor philodendron types that are well-suited for indoor spaces. Indoor philodendrons will liven up indoor spaces like no other houseplant.
Philodendrons make excellent houseplants indoors and adapt well to indoor lighting. Among the numerous species of philodendron indoor plant types are those that can grow in bright filtered to low light. Also, these indoor philodendron plants do well in containers. In this list, we go through indoor philodendron types that look stunning in the house and office.
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1. Green Heartleaf Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron Hederaceum
The classic heart-shaped glossy leaves of the heartleaf philodendron are the reason behind its intriguing name, heartleaf philodendron. The foliage growing on vining stems look perfect in the hanging baskets. As heartleaf philodendrons can tolerate low light, it’s a perfect addition to indoor spaces.
2. Blushing Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron erubescens
Red-leaf philodendron or blushing philodendron has dark green foliage with a red underside and is a shade-loving cultivar of philodendron. The sizeable waxy foliage creates a lovely cascading display that steals the show indoors.
3. Philodendron Xanadu
Botanical Name: Philodendron bipinnatifidum
It’s a unique philodendron cultivar with deeply lobed serrated foliage that adds tropical flair indoors. Indoors choose a spot where it receives filtered light for optimum growth.
4. Elephant Ear Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron domesticum
Add instant drama to indoor space with large and showy foliage of Elephant ear philodendron. Veins running over the foliage add an extra dimension to this philodendron.
5. Philodendron Pink Princess
Botanical Name: Philodendron Erubescens ‘Pink princess’
Pink variegation over the deep green foliage makes the Pink princess philodendron stand out. For this philodendron to show true variegation, it’s important to provide bright indirect light. A couple of hours of the direct morning is also beneficial.
6. Moonlight Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Moonlight’
Bright yellow chartreuse colored foliage of Philodendron moonlight creates instant drama indoors. Moonlight is a highly sought-after philodendron and a prized possession for any plant collector. It’s also on our list of Neon leaf houseplants!
7. Fiddleleaf Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron bipennifolium
The large foliage of Fiddle leaf philodendron screams attention and makes a suitable addition to halls and large indoor spaces. It requires a support structure to grow to prevent toppling.
8. Philodendron Prince of Orange
Botanical Name: Philodendron Prince of Orange
You’ll never get bored of the everchanging foliage of the Prince of orange philodendron. Starting with yellow and orange, the foliage transitions to deep green! Indeed, a great addition to a small indoor space!
9. Pigskin Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron rugosum
Rugosum is a rare philodendron cultivar and brings unique foliage that looks attractive. Keep it at a bright spot where it receives filtered light away from cold wind drafts.
10. Philodendron Brazil
Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum ‘Brasil’
This cultivar of heartleaf philodendron is variegated with white and creamish-lime colored stripes at the center. Often the stem turns pink, further adding to the beauty of the brazil philodendron.
11. Velvet-leaf Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron Micans
The velvety texture of the heart-shaped foliage of Philodendron micans is its noteworthy character. Even the undersides show rustic hues giving it a marvelous look.
12. Silver Sword Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron hastatum
The lance-shaped foliage and silvery hues of silver sword philodendron will blow your mind with its sheer versatility. Young leaves show more silvery tones compared to mature ones.
13. Philodendron Atabapoense
Botanical Name: Philodendron Atabapoense
Distinct arrow-shaped foliage of Atabapoense philodendron makes even seasoned gardeners look. Foliage is deep green with maroon undersides, making it a versatile performer in indoor spaces.
14. Congo Rojo Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Congo Rojo’
Congo Rojo is a perfect philodendron for indoor spaces as it tolerates low to medium lighting. Large glossy dark leaves have reddish copper undersides, which makes a statement in the container.
15. White Knight Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘White Knight’
Dark green leaves splashed with bright white markings make this rare philodendron a prized possession among houseplant collectors. The stems are also noteworthy with deep red hues.
16. Brandi Philodendron
Botanical Name: Philodendron brandtianum
This silver leaf philodendron looks excellent in hanging baskets or trained over the trellis. Silver markings are present all over the vibrant green foliage of this attractive philodendron.
17. Philodendron Birkin
Botanical Name: Philodendron Birkin
Birkin is a relatively new addition to the philodendron family, adding color and liveliness to any home interior. The defining features are yellow lines all over dark green foliage. It’s a slow-growing, low-maintenance philodendron which is a bonus!
18. Philodendron Burle Marx
Botanical Name: Philodendron Burle Marx
Create a jungle-like effect indoors with the stunning large foliage of Burle Marx philodendron. It’s a fast-growing philodendron that works well in containers and as a ground cover.