Houseplants forum: Which cultivar of Syngonium podophyllum is this?

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Hamwild
Sep 7, 2016 10:14 AM CST
I think this might be 'White Butterfly,' but I'm not sure and would like your input.





It has the faintest dark green edging like 'White Butterfly,' but I don't see any leaves that resemble those of the plant in the database; the leaves on mine are all a light creamish green color with a little bit of darker green edging. I haven't had it very long so I don't think the color is environmental; it looked this way when I purchased it a few weeks ago.

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purpleinopp
Sep 8, 2016 10:23 AM CST
Pretty!! How many white cultivars are there?
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Hamwild
Sep 8, 2016 10:56 AM CST
purpleinopp said:Pretty!! How many white cultivars are there?


I am not sure myself, the only one I thought existed was 'White Butterfly,' but this one doesn't quite fit the bill. ::scratches head:: Shrug!
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plantladylin
Sep 8, 2016 11:09 AM CST
It doesn't look like Nephthytis (Syngonium podophyllum 'White Butterfly') to me but rather more like one of the Allusion Series ... I think I see a little hint of a pinkish color to the leaves, or could that be due to the background lighting?

Might be 'Exotic Illusion' as seen down this page: http://www.costafarms.com/plants/arrowhead-plant
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Hamwild
Sep 8, 2016 11:19 AM CST
plantladylin said:It doesn't look like Nephthytis (Syngonium podophyllum 'White Butterfly') to me but rather more like one of the Allusion Series ... I think I see a little hint of a pinkish color to the leaves, or could that be due to the background lighting?

Might be 'Exotic Illusion' as seen down this page: ]http://www.costafarms.com/plants/arrowhead-plant


Thank you for the input. I do believe the pinkish color is due to the background lighting (I wish I had a better location to use for pictures), sadly, so I don't think it's 'Exotic Illusion.'

Maybe I should hold onto it a bit longer and see what it does over time? I didn't think these were known for changing colors, but I do know some plants can look different with different environmental factors.

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