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Lobelia Cardinalis Gigantea

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The Lobelia Cardinalis Gigantea is a native of Northern America, flourishes along streams, rivers, and waterways. However, in nurseries, this captivating plant is meticulously cultivated under marshy conditions, giving rise to lush, dark-green leaves with a subtle hint of purple on their undersides.

When carefully nurtured in aquariums, these leaves undergo a stunning transformation, adopting a delightful light-green hue. They gracefully grow on stems ranging from 10 to 30 cm in height, spreading 5 to 10 cm wide, making them a cherished choice for aquascaping.

Notably, the Lobelia Cardinalis Gigantea is a sought-after addition to Dutch-style aquariums, often featured in lush "plant streets." In open aquariums, it showcases its versatility by growing above the water's surface. Here, it unfurls exquisite scarlet flowers, and its leaves regain their vibrant coloration, creating a breathtaking spectacle.

Furthermore, for those looking to enhance their garden ponds, the Lobelia Cardinalis stands as a remarkable option, offering both aesthetic appeal and versatility in aquatic gardening.

Family Name: Lobeliaceae

Origin: North America

Max Height: 12”

pH: 6-7.5

Care: Easy

Light: Medium

Co2: Recommended 

Propagation: Cut stem, new growth, or lateral shoots

Growth rate: Moderate

Shipping Size: 2-3"