Blood Stargrass or Water Hedge

Didiplis diandra

General information: Described as a delicate marsh plant that will grow in shallow water or along the edges as a bog plant.

Cultivation notes : At Aquagreen it gets a pH of about neutral, temperature around 27 Deg C most of the year, a carbonate hardness of 70 ppm and a hardness of 60 ppm. It is reported to like high light levels and a rich substrate. It seems to grow best when the CO2 is flowing well and the potassium bicarbonate is used to raise up the KH.

Distribution : Eastern North America

Selling details : Sold as a bunch of cut stems.

Reference: Kasselmann (2003)"Aquarium Plants". Published by Kreiger, California.