Hemigraphis exotica

Hemigraphis exotica is best suited for terrarium environments.  Low to moderate light are acceptable for Hemigraphis.  Sometimes still used incorrectly as an aquarium decoration, but it cannot remain submersed for long periods of time.

Common Name:     Purple Waffle

Family Name:          Acanthaceae

Native To:                Hybrid

Lighting:                  Moderate

Requirements:          Needs to be planted emersed for proper growth

Growth Form:           Spreading

Growth Rate:            Moderate

True Aquatic:            No, terrarium plant

Placement in Tank:   Midground

Available As:             Bunch plant