Philodendron sp. Colombia has a new name: Philodendron El Guapo

A few years ago, a new Philodendron emerged—seemingly from nowhere—and took Instagram by storm. The sp. Colombia, as it became known, is a form of terrestrial (crawling) philodendron that’s similar to a pastazanum or gloriosum, but with more distinctive dark veins and a silver finish. The new name means “the handsome one” in Spanish, which … Read more

What’s the difference between philodendron atabapoense and philodendron billietiae?

With almost 500 recognised Philodendron species and countless cultivars and hybrids, it’s inevitable that a few are going to look quite similar. P. atabapoense and P. billietiae are two such plants that look quite alike at first glance. They’ve got similar growth habits and similar shaped leaves, but there are a few distinct features you … Read more