Ludwigia Peruensis, or Ludwigia Glandulosa, is a beautiful amphibious plant. It will grow either emersed or submersed.
Native to North America, where it grows on banks of waterways. Emersed it produces bright yellow flowers, in its submersed form, it will not flower. Its spade-shaped leaves range in colour from dark green to brownish-red. The top of the leaves is olive green in colour, whereas the undersides are reddish-brown to deep red. Its height will range from 40 – 55 cm (16 – 22 inches.)
Red Ludwigia is a perfect mid-ground plant in the average aquarium. Or, even placed as a background in smaller aquariums. They need high light intensity. The vibrancy of this plant depends on the amount of light it receives. Poor illumination will fade its colours. Propagate by cuttings.
To ensure you get the best quality plant, we order plants in fresh at the end of each week, for next week delivery. Straight to your door. This way, we assure you receive healthy, vibrant plants. Doing this means we can also lower our prices for you. Please expect delivery to be Thursday of the following week that you ordered.
Great plant, thriving in my tank, great service too
Didn't turn up with the rest of my order
Usually red ludwigia fails quite quickly but this current bunch of 3 are growing well and retaining the red colouring. Is this because it is hygrophila rather than ludwigia? At any rate, it adds some lovely interest in my largely green planted tank.
Plants arrived in excellent condition and are doing very well, Thanks heaps for a great healthy plant
Arrived in great condition and is a beautiful plant that provides great contrast.