Blushing Philodendron (Philodendron 'Black Cardinal') in the Philodendrons Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Blushing Philodendron
Give a thumbs up Red-leaf Philodendron

Also sold as:
Philodendron erubescens 'Black Cardinal'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed(s) from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP5,355 (1984)

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