Purple Temple Lilacina (Alternanthera Lilacina "Purple") Tissue Culture!
Purple Temple Lilacina (Alternanthera Lilacina "Purple") Tissue Culture!
Purple Temple Lilacina (Alternanthera Lilacina "Purple") Tissue Culture!

Purple Temple Lilacina (Alternanthera Lilacina "Purple") Tissue Culture!

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Unleash Vibrant Aquatic Beauty with Purple Temple Lilacina (Alternanthera Lilacina "Purple") Tissue Culture!


Introducing the Purple Temple Lilacina (Alternanthera Lilacina "Purple") in its convenient Tissue Culture form, an aquatic jewel that effortlessly adds striking beauty to your aquarium. This exquisite plant displays captivating shades of deep purple, infusing your aquascape with a rich burst of color. Whether you're a seasoned aquarist or a newcomer, this aquatic gem promises to become a visual centerpiece in your underwater world.

A Visual Marvel:

The remarkable coloration of Purple Temple Lilacina, along with its unique leaf structure, makes it a highly sought-after choice for aquascapes. Its distinctive appearance adds a dynamic element to underwater landscapes, creating a captivating focal point in your aquatic environment.

Caring for Purple Temple Lilacina:

To ensure optimal growth and vibrant colors, Purple Temple Lilacina has specific care requirements:

  • Lighting: Flourishing under moderate to high lighting conditions, it reveals the full brilliance of its deep purple hues.

  • CO2 Supplementation: While adaptable, providing CO2 supplementation intensifies its coloration and promotes healthy growth.

  • Nutrient Levels: Maintaining adequate levels of nutrients, including iron and micronutrients, is crucial for sustaining its intense purple tones.

Purple Temple Lilacina can be cultivated both immersed (above water) and submerged (underwater), offering aquascapers flexibility in their design approach. The transition from immersed to submerged growth is usually smooth, making it a versatile choice for aquascaping.

What We Like About This Plant:

  • Rich Purple Colors: Purple Temple Lilacina showcases deep purple hues that will infuse your aquascape with captivating brilliance.

  • Striking Focal Point: Position this captivating plant as the focal point of your underwater landscape to make a powerful statement.

  • Thrives in Medium-High Light: Under moderate to high light conditions, it reveals its full vibrancy, mimicking its natural habitat.

Care Guidelines:

  • Temperature: Maintain a temperature range of 63°F - 82°F (17°C - 28°C).

  • pH: Keep the water's pH level between 6.0 and 7.0.

  • Lighting: Provide moderate to high lighting conditions for optimal growth.

  • Potential Height: Purple Temple Lilacina can reach a height of 8-10 inches (20.32 to 25.4 cm).

  • Origin: While indigenous to South America, it is cultivated in US nurseries.

  • Aquarium Placement: Ideal for midground to background placement, adding depth and dimension to your aquascape.

  • Care: It requires moderate care and maintenance.

  • Growth Rate: Purple Temple Lilacina exhibits a slow growth rate, offering the patience and rewards of a thriving aquascape.

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