Water Wisteria (Hygrophila difformis)

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Water Wisteria

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Water Wisteria

Hygrophila difformis

Easy

pH

5.0 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::20 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::28 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

7-13 °d


Max Height

50 cm (19.7")

Max Width

76.2cm (30 ")

Medium



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Alternative Names

Water Wisteria

Synonyms

Ruellia triflora, Ruellia difformis

Origin

India, Thailand, Malaysia.

Environment Specifics

A fast growing plant, perfect for beginners with basic tank lighting. If the light is not enough, spacing between the leaves increases and it can look messy.

Identification

Fern-like leaves are larger (10cm (3.9") long) at higher temperatures. Leaves are delicate and easily broken. Though small fragments will readily grow roots.

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