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Alternanthera rosernavig

Alternanthera rosernavig

  • Also labeled as “Alternanthera cardinalis Variegata”
  • Deeply red plant with light pattern on the leaves
  • Suitable for setting striking colour accents
  • Relatively compact growth habit

Alternanthera rosernavig is a new Alternanthera variant, also labeled as Alternanthera reineckii ‘Cardinalis Variegata’. This colourful, well-growing plant is characterised by its vivid pink leaves with lighter-coloured leaf veins. Under water, it has a relatively compact growth habit, comparable with Alternanthera reineckii ‘Mini’, and it is great as colourful accent in the middle ground or in the foreground, given that it is trimmed regularly. Like most Alternanthera variants, it prefers good light and an abundant nutrient supply as well as additional CO2 injection for good growth and intensive colours.

Genus Alternanthera
Difficulty medium
Usage Accent (red), Midground, Nano tanks, Foreground, group
Aquascaping very colourful plant for accents
Height 10 – 40cm
Width 5 – 10cm
Growth medium
pH value 5 – 7
Temperature tolerance 4 – 30°C
Carbonate hardness 0 – 14°dKH
Propagation Cuttings
Can grow emersed? yes



Alternanthera Rosanervig, scientifically known as Alternanthera reineckii ‘Rosanervig’, is a popular aquatic plant often used in aquariums1. It features vibrant pink leaves with lightly colored veins, making it a visually striking addition to any tank1. This particular plant has a compact growth form and its stalk does not grow as strong as other Alternanthera species1.

When it comes to care, Alternanthera Rosanervig requires good aquarium lighting and a consistent fertilizer regimen to thrive1. It is suitable for planting in the mid-section of the aquarium and can even be placed in the front if trimmed well1.

One source for purchasing Alternanthera Rosanervig is aquascape.ae, where it is sold as an aquarium plant.

Overall, Alternanthera Rosanervig is a beautiful aquatic plant that can add a vibrant pop of color to your aquarium.


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