Common Name: Mermaid Weed, Marsh Mermaid Weed
This is a unique stem plant with saw-toothed edges on the leaves. Colors can range from a bright solid red to a lighter golden green coloration depending on lighting and nutrients. The leaves turn more red when dosing iron supplements in your tank.
This plant acts as a great background coverage, especially in a Dutch style aquascape where the unique leaves can add a great contrast to other plants.
Propagation is simple and straightforward like other stem plants. Simply cut along the stem and replant the cuttings.
Family Name: Haloragaceae
Origin: North America
Care: Easy to Moderate
Light: Medium to High
Propagation: Cut stem and replant
Growth rate: Moderate to Fast