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Alternanthera Lilacina

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Alternanthera reineckii 'Lilacina' also known as Purple Scarlet Temple and Alternanthera Purple Lila. It has a beautiful light pink, red upper leaf, and violet purple color on the underleaf. It's can be easily propagated simply by trimming and replant. It's doesn't require high light or CO2 to have the best-looking color. Alternanthera Lilacina is well-known and very popular in Dutch-style aquascape.
  • Sold as Fresh-cut Plants, Bunched plants, or Potted plants
  • Fresh-cut plants | approx. 6 stems, loose fresh-cut plants
  • Bunched plants | approx. 6 fresh-cut plants with foam, and lead weight
  • Potted plants | approx. 6 fresh-cut plants with net pot and rock wool

BUY 2 GET 1 FREE* PROMOTION | Simply buy 2 quantities, we will send you 1 extra for free on eligible purchases. Offer valid on the same type of plant, no mix n' match, and on the same transaction only.

Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be free of pests, pesticides, grow emerged, or submerge. 

      Scientific Name: Alternanthera Lilacina
      Synonyms: Alternanthera reineckii 'Burgunderrot' / Alternanthera Lila / Alternanthera Purple
      Trade Names: Alternanthera Lilacina / Telanthera Lilacina
      CO2: Not Required
      Growth Rates: Medium - Fast
      Difficulty Level: Easy
      Nutrient Substrate: Recommended
      Lighting Requirements: Medium-High

        Customer Reviews

        Based on 2 reviews
        Jason Miller

        The plants i received looked better than in the pictures.. i will be ordering more

        Gorgeous plants

        Just put them in the other day! Looks very healthy... I hope they settle in. If not it’s definitely my fault. :-)