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Acorus gramineus var.variegatus

Acorus are generally found in cold temperature zones, but some species are also found in sub-tropical areas. These plants have horizontal rhizomes with narrow bright green pointed leaves which spread like a fan. These plants do well at temperatures of around 22°C.They are not true aquatic plants and generally recommended for terrariums. Acorus Gramineus Var.Variegatus  has horizontal rhizomes with narrow bright green pointed leaves .The leaves have 10 cm long and .these plants generally recommended for terrariums.

Alternanthera Bettzickana

Most Alternantheras can adapt under submerged conditions except for Alternanthera Sessilis which is essentially a terrestrial plant and cannot be kept submerged for more than a few months. It can be a beautiful addition to a terrarium and paladarium where it can thrive well in semi submerged conditions. This plant produces numerous tiny flowers in white bracts on the leaf axes. The dark maroon foliage can provide a good contrast in the background of green foliage.

Alternanthera Bettzickana Green

Most Alternantheras can adapt under submerged conditions except for Alternanthera Sessilis which is essentially a terrestrial plant and cannot be kept submerged for more than a few months. It can be a beautiful addition to a terrarium and paladarium where it can thrive well in semi submerged conditions. This plant produces numerous tiny flowers in white bracts on the leaf axes. The dark maroon foliage can provide a good contrast in the background of green foliage.  

Alternanthera Bettzickana Red

Most Alternantheras can adapt under submerged conditions except for Alternanthera Sessilis which is essentially a terrestrial plant and cannot be kept submerged for more than a few months. It can be a beautiful addition to a terrarium and paladarium where it can thrive well in semi submerged conditions. This plant produces numerous tiny flowers in white bracts on the leaf axes. The dark maroon foliage can provide a good contrast in the background of green foliage.

Alternanthera Reineckii Green

Most Alternantheras can adapt under submerged conditions except for Alternanthera Sessilis which is essentially a terrestrial plant and cannot be kept submerged for more than a few months. It can be a beautiful addition to a terrarium and paladarium where it can thrive well in semi submerged conditions. This plant produces numerous tiny flowers in white bracts on the leaf axes. The dark maroon foliage can provide a good contrast in the background of green foliage.

Alternanthera Variegatus

Most Alternantheras can adapt under submerged conditions except for Alternanthera Sessilis which is essentially a terrestrial plant and cannot be kept submerged for more than a few months. It can be a beautiful addition to a terrarium and paladarium where it can thrive well in semi submerged conditions. This plant produces numerous tiny flowers in white bracts on the leaf axes. The dark maroon foliage can provide a good contrast in the background of green foliage.

Ammannia gracilis

Ammannia gracilis has upright stems with opposite sessile leaves, the color of the submersed leaves are olive green when grown under water the leaves are 7-12 CM long and 0.6-1.5 CM broad. It does not tolerate hard water and require strong light. Pruning should be done when the stems touches the surface of the water to encourage growth of lateral branches from dormant buds. They are ideal mid to background specimens.

Chlorophytum Bichetii

This plant has a rhizome often bears 20-30 strap like leaves in rossets. The rhizome often bears bulblets. the leaves tapering at both ends are bright green bordered with golden yellow. Even though they can adapt to submerse growth, it's only for a short period. As a bog plant, it can be planted at the edge of the pond and they are also suitable for terrariums.

Cryptocoryne Becketii

Cryptocoryne becketii is hardy and can be found in Sri Lanka. It prefers  Medium hard water. It has leaves that are 10-20cm long and 2-4cm broad which are olive green to brown with purple to reddish underside. This is one of the few Cryptocoryne species which can give an effective contrast to other plants in the aquarium.

Cryptocoryne Petchii

This plant from Sri Lanka is a triploid form of Cryptocoryne bekettii. These leaves are characterised by fine undulating margins with transverse stripes. Like Cryptocoryne bekettii, the limb of the spathe is brownish yellow with a brown collar. This plant can be easily maintained in any type of water.

Cryptocoryne Retrospiralis

This Cryptocoryne is a mid or background plant which has been very popular since 100 years ago. It is very easy to grow, so it’s very common among beginner aquarists. All the Cryptocorynes are sensitive and don’t want to be moved in the aquarium. Despite its appearance, It is easy to care of.

Cryptocoryne Tropica

This type of Cryptocoryne is an aquatic plant which is suitable for small tanks and it can be breeded even in the hard water. Under the surface the leaves will be dark brown, while they are rust brown in above the surface. You can limit the space for roots and then you’ll keep the plant in small size. As with all the Cryptocorynes, this type also needs less demand and grows easily with medium or minimum lighting.