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Re: Plant ID

On Wed, 4 Aug 1999, David Ozenne wrote:

> Identifying a plant based on a rough description is pretty hard, 
> but if I had to guess, I'd guess that you bought one of PetCo's 
> specialties:  A non-aquatic plant.  Actually, what you described 
> sounds a lot like a "Chinese evergreen" (aglaonema) variety or 
> perhaps a diffenbachia, neither will survive long term submerged.  
> I hope I'm wrong about your plant, of course.  But if it is an
> aglaonema, they make wonderful houseplants.  They very tolerant
> of a wide range of light levels and watering.  Sort of like the
> houseplant equivalent of anubias, I suppose.

And it could always be grown emersed, with its roots in the water.  Time
to start a paludarium, maybe? :)

  - Erik

Erik Olson
erik at thekrib dot com