Water Wisteria - Hygrophila difformis
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Item # 208869 / Manufacturer Part #
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Water Wisteria (Hygrophila difformis) has unique, branching leaves that provide a delightful textural contrast to your aquarium. The plants are easily propagated by cuttings, which may require supplemental iron for optimal growth.
Wisteria may grow above the water's surface. When this happens the leaf structure to the plant changes from a branching pattern to a solid leaf structure. The Wisteria pictured above is at it appears grown underwater. Wisteria grown above the water's surface will change in appearance to this form if submerged, and vice versa.
Bunched plants are typically sold as cuttings that are bound together with a metal plant weight or rubber bands. These individual stalks can be planted by inserting the end of the stalk into the substrate, either individually or - with some plants - in groupings of several stalks. Most bunch plants do not have roots but may grow roots in time. They can be easily pruned by trimming the stalk at the desired height. The trimmings can then be planted as well if desired. Some bunched plants do not need to be planted and may be allowed to float on the water's surface.
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|Common Name||Water Wisteria|
|Scientific Name||Hygrophila difformis|
|Light Intensity||Moderate to High|
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Kind of scragily looking 3/3/2014
I've heard good things about this plant but unfortunately mine aren't doing well. They came in looking ok but, I've noticed some yellowing and they are very brittle.
Water Wisteria 5/27/2013
I rubber banned it to a small pebble and scooted it in my colored sand in my 55 gallon...This plant is lush...It had grown so much and I have only had it about 2 weeks...Love this plant...
Large order 5/14/2013
I ordered this and 12 others this one unfortunately this plant did not acclimate and died in the first week!
what a waste 4/15/2013
plants arrived dead
great plant 2/25/2013
Reviewer: Becky from Kentucky
I ordered about 15 different plants when I ordered this one and was very happy with all. Got a lot of stems of good size for a great price! Best prices on the internet!