Philodendron 'Burle Marx' is a beautiful, low-growing cultivar. Grows as a shrub or vine that has shiny bright green, elongated heart-shaped leaves and reddish stems. It grows in clumps an van be train to trail or climb. Named after Roberto Burle Marx. Burle Marx was the first architect to use native plants in modern landscape designs.
From the Modern Latin genus name Philodendron (Schott, 1830), from Greek philodendron, neuter of philodendros "loving trees," from philo- "loving" (see philo-) + dendron "tree" (from PIE *der-drew-, from root *deru- "to be firm, solid, steadfast," also forming words for "wood, tree"). The plant so called because it clings to trees.
Philodendron 'Burle Marx'
Name: Philodendron 'Burle Marx'
Type: herbaceous evergreen
Native Range: cultivar
Sun: Part shade
Tolerate: Semi Shade
Taxon identifiers: cultivar