Need ID on cuttings

stephanie_kay(5a IL)June 4, 2013

Was at Walmart this morning and they were going to toss some plants in the trash. I asked if I could have a cutting of this one. Could anyone give me the name of it? Leave are green and feel velvety, red on underside.
I know I should know it but can't think of it.

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Looks like a philodendron but don't know what kind. I'm sure someone else will be along shortly to tell you.

    Bookmark   June 4, 2013 at 4:09PM
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stephanie_kay(5a IL)

That is what I was thinking but didn't find it when I looked under philodendron's but looked again and added velvet and sure enough it is a Velvet Leaf Philodendron ( Philodendron scandens f. micans)
Thanks Will

    Bookmark   June 4, 2013 at 5:06PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Yes, Philodendron 'Micans.' The leaves on this one are much more delicate to mechanical injury and sensitive to direct sun than regular heart-leaf. Nice haul! When you get a chance, look at your plant back-lit. The leaves can look like they're neon, glowing.

    Bookmark   June 4, 2013 at 5:21PM
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