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Variegated Scarlet Temple (Alternanthera reineckii ‘Rosernavig’)

$7.39 $6.65

This variegated form of scarlet temple can make a striking statement in a well-lit aquarium. Alternanthera reineckii can be grown under medium light, but it will show its most vivid color under high light.

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Alternanthera reineckii ‘Rosernavig’ Variegated

Variegated version of the Temple Scarlet, also known as Telanthera Rosafolia is a very decorative “red” plant that makes a striking statement in a higher lit aquascape. Alternanthera reineckii variegated has a bronze, reddish color on top of the leaf with pink or yellow viens and a bright pink to purple colored underside of the leaf. Alternanthera reineckii offers a nice contrast to the mostly green plants in an aquarium. Although most red aquarium plants are somewhat difficult to grow in an aquarium, Alternanthera reineckii and this variegated version, is relatively easy. With adequate light and fertilizer Alternanthera reineckii grows vigorously and with good color.

  • Common Name: Temple Scarlet Variegated
  • Family Name: Amaranthaceae
  • Native To: South America
  • Lighting: Medium-High
  • pH: 6-8
  • Growth Demands: Medium
  • Growth Form: Stem
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • True Aquatic: Yes
  • Placement In Tank: Midground – Back
  • Available As: Bunch
  • We try to only sell this plant in its submersed growth form.
Weight0.06 lbs
Identifier Exists