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Non-aquatics again

>     My local Petsmart is now offering a plant called "Purple Waffle".  
>The undersides of each leaf are purple.  The main stem of the plant is 
>similar to Okra, tomatoes, etc, many terrestrial plants and vegetables.  
>Does anyone know the scientific name of this plant? 

Hemigraphis colorata

> Is it aquatic?

Absolutely not.

> I have also noticed "Aluminum Plants" available from time to time.  The 
> leaves of this plant have silvery patches of color near the center.  Does
anyone have
> experience with either of these plants?

Yup.  They are both nice house plants.  Keep them on the window sill and
both you and they will be quite happy.

"Aluminum Plant" is Pilea cadierei.