Hemigraphis alternate has a spreading growth habit and will make a gorgeous hanging basket. Hemigraphis colorata is a synonym for this species. The lance shaped leaves are greyish silver with red on the back. When it gets real strong light it will get a maroon tint on some of the leaves. This plant is a fast and easy grower. This plant needs lots of water in fact it can be grown in bog conditions or submerged it the water. Many people grow it in aquariums.
Care of Hemigraphis alternata:
Shade to partial sun, temp. 45 to 95 degrees, 8 to 10i n. tall, keep moist
This plant is shipped in a 3.5 - 4 inch pot.
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