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Re: Hemigraphis colorata

Martyn wrote:

> I recently purchased a potted "Hemigraphis colorata" from my LFS. The
> plant came with a Tropica tag but their web site doesn't list this
> plant.
> Can someone tell me where to get some info. The plant continually
> breaks apart, uproots itself and the sections float to the surface and
> begin sprouting roots. Does anyone know if this is "normal" for this
> plant?

Hemigraphis does not do well under water (see the Krib).  Mine last
about a month before it totally distintegrated.

I don't understand why Tropica continue to sell this plant and its
variants without putting a warning in the label.

Louis Lin