Philodendron Gloriosum is a species of plant in the family Araceae, genus Philodendron.
- It is a crawling, terrestrial plant, native to Colombia whose foliage is characterized by cordate and velutinous surface, pink margins, and pale green, white, or pinkish veins.
These plants need a well-draining potting mix and like humid soil. Make sure to not overwater as soggy soil will lead to root rot.
While philodendrons are native to tropical, frost-free areas, they will also thrive in the low humidity found in most homes. Grow philodendrons indoors in indirect light, as direct sunlight can cause burning on the leaves.
The philodendron family, which includes Swiss cheese plant, heartleaf and fiddle-leaf philodendron, have a toxicity level of mild to moderate for cats and dogs. Oral irritation, pain and swelling of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing.