Water Primrose (Ludwigia palustris)


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Water Primrose (Ludwigia palustris)


Common Name: Water Primrose
Proper Name: Ludwigia palustris
Category: Stem Plants
Temperature: 16 - 25 C
PH: 5.5 - 7
Lighting: Medium
Growth Rate: Medium
Difficulty: Medium
Origin: Southeastern US
Position in Aquascape: Mid-Ground
Wannabe Guru
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I think that this plant grows extremely fast and tall. It seems to like my high lights. The roots grow off of the stalk, so just trim a portion off of the mother and plant the roots. Makes a good background plant, medium to high lights, good ferts and you got a beautiful plant. The reddish/green color adds a nice hue to any tank.
Wannabe Guru
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The plant pictured in this entry is NOT Ludwigia palustris. It's L. repens x L. arcuata.
Algae Grower
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I agree it is not palustris. The leaves of palustris are shape more like that of repens and ovalis.
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