Hottonia palustris of the family Primulaceae is an aquatic plant.
Hottonia palustris is a moderately difficult plant to grow, requiring strong lighting, cooler water, and a steady supply of nitrate and phosphate through the water column. Lighting should be intense to prevent the lower portions of this plant from melting away.
CO2 additions greatly enhances the health and vigor of this plant. This plant when under optimal growing conditions, is a very fast grower that puts forth an abundance of side shoots. Pruning can be done by either snipping off the tops and leaving the bottom portions in place or planting only the top portions.
Light Needed: High
Plant Structure: Stem
Size: Individual stem width: 2-5cm
Growth Rate: Fast
Can Be Grown Emersed: Yes