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The Pink Princess Philodendron features heart-shaped leaves with streaks of pink. Plant enthusiasts are paying hundreds of dollars for it.

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The Pink Princess Philodendron features heart-shaped leaves with streaks of pink. Plant enthusiasts are paying hundreds of dollars for it.

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