Leave the foliage in place at the end of the season rather than trim it off. We will notify you when this product becomes available. At that point give it light. Philodendron Squamiferum € 16,00. Happiest in dappled shade. The pale peach blooms are fragrant, and increase their fragrance at night!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eImagine a sultry summer night, shadowed by large, tropical leaves, the evening breeze sweetly scented... 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