8 Plants with Heart Shaped Leaves You Can Grow in India

Last Updated: 19.10.2023
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Plants with Heart Shaped Leaves can be a great addition to your home and garden. Grow them today for a distinct appearance and a focal point to the decor!

Check out some of the most beautiful Plants with Heart Shaped Leaves that you can grow easily. They are also a fantastic option for gifting!

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Plants with Heart Shaped Leaves

1. Anthurium

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Botanical Name: Anthurium andraeanum

The foliage primarily consists of a spathe and comes in a cream to white hue, whereas its spadix appears in red, yellow, and pink shades.

Tip: It works best in dappled sunlight. Use a liquid fertilizer once a month.

2. Arrowhead Plant


Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum

The leaves of the plant have a spade to heart-shape. It produces new leaves in light green in color that attain a darker green shade with age. Arrowhead plant looks great in hanging baskets and planters.

Tip: The plant does best in the temperature range of 19-24 C.

3. Sweetheart Hoya

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Botanical Name: Hoya kerrii

Also popular as the valentine plant, you can grow its individual heart like leaves in small pots or maintain the plant as a vine in large containers.

Tip: Using a houseplant fertilizer once in 8-10 weeks will boost its growth. 

4. Heartleaf Philodendron

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Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum

The heart-like leaves of this philodendron looks classy with every decor. You can train its evergreen vines on vertical support.

Tip: This plant appreciates slightly moist soil, so water whenever topsoil feels dry to touch.

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5. Strings of Hearts

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Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii

The wire-like, long, and trailing vines of the string of hearts have silver heart-like leaves. For the best display, grow it in hanging baskets.

Tip: It is a drought-tolerant plant; thus, avoid frequent watering.

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6. Betel Plant

Botanical Name: Piper betel

Famous as Paan in India, this is an edible herb with heart-like foliage. The leaves of this annual plant have curative and healing properties.

Tip: Betel plant grows well in slightly acidic and damp soil.

7. Philodendron Gloriosum

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Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Gloriosum’

This plant features large heart-like foliage. Its crawling tendency makes it perfect for hanging baskets or you can also display it on shelves.

Tip: This plant does well in part to full shade spot; avoid the location with direct, scorching sunlight exposure.

8. Grazielae Philodendron


Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Grazielae’

This is one of the rare philodendron varieties with heart-like leaves. It looks gorgeous in pots, especially if you allow it to become thick and bushier.

Tip: Water the plant only when the topsoil feels dry to touch.

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