Hemigraphis repanda

Hemigraphis repanda is best used as a terrarium plant.  Striking purple colors and narrow leaves create an interesting plant overall.  Sometimes referred to as Dragon Flame, Hemigraphis repanda is sometimes incorrectly submerged in an aquarium environment for short periods of time. 

Common Name:     Dragon flame

Family Name:          Acanthaceae

Native To:                Hybrid

Lighting:                  Moderate

Requirements:          Should be used as a terrestrial plant

Growth Form:           Spreading

Growth Rate:            Moderate

True Aquatic:            Terrarium plant

Placement in Tank:   Mid-ground

Available As:             Bunch