Philodendron 'Anderson's red' variegata is a very easy to grow hybrid. There are two sets of information circulating about this plant: one is that it is a variegated variety of Philodendron 'Anderson's red', a hybrid of uncertain parentage from Ed Hummel. Philodendron Anderson's Red - An easy to grow and cold tolerant philodendron with a slow climbing tendency. Stems and new emerging leaves are bright red which darken as they get older. If allowed to grow up a tree trunk or palm, it will add a fantastic rainforest feel to your garden.