Water Trumpet
Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Florida Sunset'

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cryptocoryne (krip-toh-kor-RY-nee) (Info)
Species: wendtii
Cultivar: Florida Sunset

Category:

Ponds and Aquatics

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Variegated

Chartreuse/Yellow

Smooth-Textured

Pink

Other details:

Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 26, 2009, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This new cultivar was introduced to the aquarium trade in 2009. The variegated, multicolored leaves range from bright pink, white to green. It is easy to propagate vegatatively.