Lobelia cardinalis dwarf

  • Model: P2020820
  • Origin: Cultivated
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Lobelia cardinalis dwarf is a lovely aquatic plant with neat and compact stems and leaves. An attractive shade of green that will bring radiance and vibrancy to your aquarium. With adequate nutrients, light and CO2 this plant will grow nice and compact, perfect for the foreground of your tank. Any offshoots can be replanted at any time, this will produce a space full of beautiful mini Lobelias.

Try planting in two's or three's and amongst rock to create the best effect in your Foreground.

by Ken B. on 25/7/2019

Good busy plant growing strongly after one week.

by Mike R. on 8/7/2019

Plants arrived in first class condition and are growing away well.

by Vernon H. on 19/6/2019

good quality plants

by Vernon H. on 19/6/2019

good quality plants

by Brian G. on 21/1/2019

Superb quality plants, as always.

by Trevor W. on 18/1/2019

Excellent plants. They were large enough to allow the plants to be divided into 3 prior to planting, giving me more plants. They are growing well to give a vivid green carpet at the front of my 100l tank. I am adding liquid carbon and micronutrients daily. The free 'Tropica quick guide' included with the plants was really helpful in showing how plants should be prepared prior to planting.

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Hi, What height does this grow and can it be kept in a low light tank? Many Thanks John

It stays very small under high lighting and a bit taller under moderate light. Grows up to 15cm (but generally smaller). Ok in a low light tank.

hi, can you place them straight into the pond or do you need to buy a basket and soil.


These are tropical plants only.

Hi, is this plant ok with Herbivorous fish or will they make a meal of it........

I read this plant can grow up to 15cm in height, how do you prune this plant and how high can you prune it down to as I like the plant but want to keep it very small in height.


They'll try and eat it

trim the stem as low as you like

Can this plant be pruned to keep it at a height of 2 or 3 cm or less?


Should be fine. Bright light will keep it low too

Hi, could this plant be attached to artificial log? If not could you recommend small plants that could be grown in this way? Thank you



try anubias nana

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