Hemigraphs Repanda / Dragon's Tongue

Common Name: Dragon's Tongue Dragon's Tongue plant is a unique terrarium plant that is commonly seen in stores being sold as a true aquatic plant.  Beware, this plant is not fully aquatic and can only live submerged for extended periods before melting away.  This plant will thrive when grown emersed in a high humidity ...Read more

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Description

Common Name: Dragon's Tongue

Dragon's Tongue plant is a unique terrarium plant that is commonly seen in stores being sold as a true aquatic plant.  Beware, this plant is not fully aquatic and can only live submerged for extended periods before melting away.  This plant will thrive when grown emersed in a high humidity environment such as terrariums or paludariums.  The leaves are green on top with a bright purple underside.  The texture of the leaves are ruffled and wrinkly which provides an excellent contrast to other types of foliage.  

Family Name: Acanthaceae

Origin: South East Asia

Height: 6-12”

pH: 6.0-7.5

Care: Medium 

Light: Moderate to High

Co2: Recommended

Propagation: Cut lateral runners and replant

Growth rate: Moderate

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