Philodendron 'Burle Marx' variegata is a variegated variety of Philodendron 'Burle Marx'. A beautiful, low-growing shrub or vine that has shiny bright green, elongated heart-shaped leaves and reddish stems. The very colourful variegation appears in different patterns on every single leaf. This Philodendron 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' variegata
Name: Philodendron 'Burle Marx' variegata
Type: herbaceous evergreen
Form: Epiphytic chamaephytes
Native Range: hybrid/ cultivar
Habitat: hybrid/ cultivar
Tolerate: Semi Shade
Taxon identifiers: hybrid/ cultivar
Synonyms: hybrid/ cultivar