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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
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: 2 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: Stems creep along the ground to 3 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago ILDate: 2016-05-21
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Location: Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago ILDate: 2016-05serrated stem, underleaf veining  and inflorescence
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Location: Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago ILDate: 2016-05inflorescence visible too
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Philodendron Plowmanii with root rot? by TiffanyLynn Jan 27, 2021 8:30 PM 1
Philodendron Plowmanii by teamj Apr 16, 2020 7:06 AM 1
The Cataphyll by Gina1960 Feb 15, 2021 8:10 AM 18

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