crimson ivy (hemiographis colorata)
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crimson ivy (hemiographis colorata)


Common Name: crimson ivy
Proper Name: hemiographis colorata
Category: Terrarium Plants
Temperature: 22 - 28 C
PH: 5-8
Lighting: High
Growth Rate: Medium
Difficulty: Medium
Origin: indonesia
Position in Aquascape: Mid-Ground
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this is not a true aquatic plant and may live a year when fully submersed.
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Another name for this is purple waffle. While this plant is not fully aquatic it does work very well in a riparium setup. I picked up mine at the garden store, cleaned all the soil off the roots, and planted on a trellis raft.
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As states, not a true aquatic. Mine died mere days after purchase.
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As described above, this is a "terrarium plant". I bought a couple of pots of this at one of the box stores and planted in a suspended shower caddy under T5's and it does just great. The green top and purple undersides make for a neat splash of color on top of the tank.

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