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The Best Riparium Plants - 30 December 2012



Get the best riparium plant selections for your new setup, expansion or replanting. I can suggest good combinations for various kinds of layouts.

Hanging Planter
  • Ruellia Bluebell - taller, true species plant, bright blue flowers, prune to size - $3.50
  • Ruellia 'Chi Chi' Bluebell - grows to about 14", lavender flowers - $3.50
  • Asclepias Mexican Milkweed "red" - blooms easily with red + orange milkweed blossoms (the natural species form), easy to train to size with pruning - $3.50
  • Asclepias Mexican Milkweed "gold" - horticultural selection that with blooms golden-orange milkweed blossoms - $3.50
  • Cyperus Umbrella Sedge - a "dwarf" variety, but can grow rather tall (to 30") in time, use this plant to form a grassy background - $3.50
  • Avicennia germinans Black Mangrove - slow-growing tree for freshwater, brackish or marine riparium planting - $3 for FOUR propagules
  • Spathiphyllum Peace Lily - peace lily is one of the most versatile riparium plants and you can use it in many kinds of setups. The dark green foliage works very well as background riparium foliage for other plants. - $3.50

Trellis Raft
  • Alternanthera - real attractive burgundy red and easy to grow - $3
  • Pilea cadierei Aluminum Plant - strudy stems and silver-spotted leaves make this one of the most attractive and usefull of trellis raft plants - $3

Just let me know any questions you might have.

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!
 
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