The Monstera standleyana is often confused with the Philodendron. This is due to their variegated leaves. But with the right eye, you’ll see the differences. Some people call this plant Philodendron cobra. However, Monstera standleyana is the only correct taxonomy according to the University of Minnesota.This plant is a fast grower and will grow as a vine or a beautiful hanging plant. It has variegated leaves of deep green that are randomly striped in cream and white. The Monstera Standleyana likes to dry out completely between waterings and enjoys indirect light to shade. Variegation varies between each plant.

Monstera Standleyana Variegata

  • They grows best in bright, indirect light. Care also requires that the soil be free draining but hold some water. If you are growing this plant as a houseplant, half and half mix of potting soil and orchid soil or perlite will provide the kind of soil anthuriums prefer.