8 Types of Philodendron to Keep Indoors

Philodendrons are one of the most common indoor plants species and we aren’t complaining. With a majority of them being easy to care for and grow they make a perfect plant for experienced indoor plant keepers and beginners alike. But with over 400 varieties of beautiful philodendron to choose from it’s easy to get frazzled and confused, so we are here to help with our choice of 8 Philodendron plants that love living indoors.

1. Pink Princess Philodendron

Who could start a list about philodendron without undoubtedly one of the prettiest philodendron varieties the Pink Princess. With striking Pink and green large foliage these philodendron are a must have for any avid indoor plant addict. These aren’t the easiest philodendron to look after with a medium level of care required, but they definitely the most worth it. Preferring bright indirect sunlight to maintain their pretty pink variegation these are a great addition to any well light room indoors. For more tips on growing your own pink princess philodendron check out this page.


Full Size23 inches
LightBright indirect
Temperature65-78°F
(18-25˚C)
HumidityLow
Cost$$
Care LevelMedium
ToxicityToxic

2. “Rojo Congo” Philodendron

With the most unusual name on our list rojo congo philodendron are an easy to care for and rewarding indoor plant. With dark stems and vibrant dark green foliage, this philodendron is a budget friendly alternative to other indoor philodendron varieties without compromising on the beautiful big leaf aesthetics. These philodendron suit almost any well lit room and are easy to care for. For more information on keeping the rojo congo philodendron variety click here.


Full Size3 metres
LightBright indirect
Temperature76-86˚F
(24-30˚C)
HumidityLow
Cost$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic


3. Imperial Gold Philodendron

Imperial gold philodendron offer vibrant orange/ gold foliage contrasting bright greens. When kept indoors in bright indirect light you can expect this philodendron to grow quickly and maintain its orange/ gold leaves. These are easy to care for and make an excellent focal point in any urban jungle with their unusual color contrast.


Imperial Gold Philodendron
Full Size50cm
LightBright Indirect Light
Temperature 65 – 78°F
Humiditylow
Cost$$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic

4. White Princess Philodendron

If you love pink princess philodendron or variegated plants you’ll love white princess philodendron. This variety of philodendron has smaller sized leafs when compared to rojo congo and imperial gold varieties and requires bright indirect light to maintain its white variegation and can lose its white coloring if it is in inadequate light conditions. Click here for more care tips for keeping white princess philodendron.


Full Size1 metre plus
LightBright indirect
Temperature64-73˚F
(18-23°C )
HumidityMedium-high
Cost$$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic

5. Heartleaf Philodendron

For all the hopeless romantics out there, have we got the perfect philodendron for you! The heart leaf philodendron is a climbing indoor plant that grows beautiful heart shaped foliage (as the name suggests). These are another extremely to care for plant as long as they are kept in the right conditions and make the perfect gift for that special plant lover in your life. For additional care tips check out this quick Heartleaf philodendron resource guide.


Full Size4 foot
LightMedium to bright indirect
Temperature65-80˚F
(18-26˚C)
HumidityLow to medium indirect
Cost$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic

6. Prince of Orange Philodendron

Similar to the imperial gold philodendron the prince of orange philodendron boasts vibrant orange leaves, but don’t get them confused cause this philodendron has earned its title of prince rightfully. Prince of orange philodendron have extremely vibrant orange foliage and can come with the price tag to match. Similar to other philodendron these are extremely easy to keep indoor and prefer bright indirect sunlight. Find out more here.


Full Size20-24 inches
LightBright indirect
Temperature65-80˚F
(18-26˚C)
HumidityLow
Cost$$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic

7. Autumn Philodendron

These chocolate colored philodendron are another great indoor plant variety to add contrast to your collection. These philodendron will look stunning and stand out in any urban jungle with it’s unique coloring.


Autumn philodendron Leaf
Full Size80cm+
LightBright indirect light
Temperature 50-80˚F
(12-27˚C)
Humidity40% +
Cost$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic


8. Philodendron Brasil

This climbing variety of philodendron has a more rounded leaf shape compared to other philodendron in our list. With a gradient of green colors this plant looks like something out of a painting. They are another easy to care for philodendron but can tolerate slightly lower amounts of indirect light, but for best results keep in bright indirect sunlight. For more information on keeping these philodendron check here.


Full Size6-36 inches high
LightMedium to bright indirect
Temperature65-78˚F
(18-25˚C)
HumidityLow
Cost$$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic

We hope this list has eased the burden of choosing between the 400+ varieties of philodendron, although we keep your secret if you choose purchasing all of them. For more information on other indoor plants don’t forget to check out our range of articles here.


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