- Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum
Common Name(s): Velvet Philodendron, Philodendron Micans, Heart-Leaf, Sweetheart Plant
Description: Philodendron hederaceum is also known by the names Heart-Leaf Philodendron and Sweetheart Plant. This species originates from Central America and parts of the Caribbean and is a commonly grown houseplant in many places, including the UK. This type of philodendron plant has velvet-textured heart-shaped leaves that are greenish bronze with reddish brown undersides. It produces long vining stems.