Improved: Businesses want to decorate their offices with inexpensive, low maintenance plants such as philodendrons
Cut leaf and 'Xanadu' philodendrons
are highly versatile since they can be planted in the shade garden, grown in containers outdoors, or utilized as indoor plants.
Tired of babying her scrawny philodendrons
, Hildy Manley all but abandoned the built-in planter box along one side of the entry in her Tiburon, California, house.
walk under huge ficus trees laden with vines and blue vandas, where a giant "tiki" structure is engulfed by a waterfall, and a multitude of phalaenopsis, cattleyas, dendrobiums, oncidiums, heliconia, palms, philodendrons
, birds-of-paradise, robelius, and tropical ferns engulf a mystical island.
It is important to realize that plants, including those growing from bulbs like amaryllis and cyclamen, usually need less frequent watering than large-leaved plants like philodendrons
Weeping figs, spider plants, heartleaf philodendrons
, English ivy and peace lilies could all do with your considered attention too.
You'll also find heliconia, ginger, bamboo, ferns, philodendrons
, azaleas and birds of paradise.
Those that respond best include dieffenbachias, dracaenas, all ficus, and philodendrons
Members of this family include the Calla Lily, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Anthuriums, Dieffenbachia and Philodendrons
Spider plants, English ivy and heartleaf philodendrons
are other old favourites, and elephant ears are a sound bet.
The arums include philodendrons
, Swiss cheese plant, Dieffenbachias, Chinese evergreens, pothos and Nephthytis.
Palms, ferns, philodendrons
, and mondo grass now lushly crowd the 4-foot-wide path to the front door.