General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 6 inches
Plant Spread: 6 feet to 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Exotica'
  • 'Exoticus'

Common names
  • Silver Philodendron
  • Satin Pothos

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  • Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Sep 19, 2011 3:48 PM concerning plant:
    I love variegated foliage so when I first saw this plant back in 2007 I fell in love with it because of the leaves and had to buy it!
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