This is a beautiful plant perennial plant that can display a wide array of different colors ranging from green to red to pink. If pruned frequently, this plant will branch out and provide a bushy filler for the mid- or background of your tank. To get the desirable bright red color, you must provide high lighting and nutrient levels. High iron content will bring out more red tones in the plant. It can be grown submersed or emersed. CO2 injection can help it grow more robustly. The plant can be grown submersed or emersed. Propagation can be achieved by taking cuttings from the main stem of the plant that is replanted into the substrate.