Pogostemon stellatus, Eusteralis stellata - Live Aquatic Plant


Pogostemon stellatus, Eusteralis stellata

Price $ 4.99 (bunch of 4-5 stems)
Family: Lamiaceae
Pogostemon stellatus, formerly called Eusteralis stellata in the hobby, is a perennial, marsh dwelling herb from southeast Asia and northern Australia. Because of its extensive and somewhat fragmented geographic distribution, there are many different forms of this plant in the wild. In recent years, this plant has become increasingly common in the trade due to its well deserved popularity it is a striking plant.
Pogostemon stellatus is a dominant, colorful plant that is best planted in small groups of 3-5 stems. It can be placed in the midground or background areas of the aquarium. The color and size of the plant makes it a favorite species to use in Dutch influenced aquariums. Synonyms: Eusteralis stellata (erroneous)
Hardiness: Difficult
Light Needs: High
Plant Structure: Stem
Genus: Pogostemon
Region: Australia and Asia
Size: Individual stem width: 6-14cm (2-6in)
Growth Rate: Fast
Water Hardness: Soft (GH = 4-8 dH)
CO2 Requirements: High
Can Be Grown Emersed: Yes