Water Wisteria (Hygrophila difformis)

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Water Wisteria

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Water Wisteria

Hygrophila difformis



5.0 - 8.5

20 -28 °C (68-82.4°F)

Max Height

50 cm (19.7")

Max Width

76.2cm (30 ")

Alternative Names[edit | edit source]

Water Wisteria

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

Ruellia triflora, Ruellia difformis

Origin[edit | edit source]

India, Thailand, Malaysia.

Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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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