Originating from South America the Echinodorus Radicans is an attractive looking plant with shapely oval leaves and long, trim stems. A deep green in colour these aquatic plants can grow to impressive proportions (70cm) given the right conditions. Easy to grow and ideal for beginners, these plants are perfect from creating a background to your aquarium.
Echinodorus x rose (family Alismataceae) is a strong plant with yellow green to pink young leaves when grown emersed but dark red when submerged. The older leaves are dark green to an almost brown colour. This plant needs a good fertile substrate to ensure good growth and is generally an easy plant to maintain in the aquarium.
Rotala rotundifolia (family Lythraceae) is a small very delicate plant that needs allot of light. Plants grown in the aquarium are alot diffrent to the emersed plant. The aquatic leaves are narrow and often reddish in colour if they receive enough light. The emersed leaves are small and round and normally light green. The plants flowers are small and pink.