The Philodendron Painted Lady plant is a hybrid of Philodendron Burgundy and Philodendron Emerald Queen, bred in Florida in the 1970s. Its leaves are bright green with yellow flecks, while its stems and petioles are pink. This easy-to-grow plant is a great air purifier, perfect for small city apartments.
Philodendron erubescens 'Painted Lady' is a stunning plant with a fresh and cheerful appearance; its foliage has a simple yet snazzy look that complements modern interiors and vintage decor. The leaves are elongated with a glossy surface, a leathery texture, and a beautiful variegation pattern, developing a darker green with a splattering of yellow as it matures. When given support, the plant grows slowly and reaches a mature size of 5 feet (1.5 meters), with a spread of 12 to 18 inches (30 to 45 centimeters) wide. It can be grown in different forms, such as semi-vining, bushy shrub, or hanging baskets.