Cabomba pulcherrima

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Purple Cabomba

Cabombaceae

North America

Medium

6 - 8                       

Easy

Stem Plant

Fast

Yes

Mid - Background

Bunch

Cabomba pulcherrima ( Purple Cabomba )

Description:

Cabomba pulcherrima is an easy to grow aquatic plant that adds some purple colors to the planted aquarium.  Native to North America Purple Cabomba as it is more commonly know grows in streams and rivers.  The finely pinnate leaves of Cabomba pulcherrima add a new texture to the planted aquarium and are great habitat for fish to hide or nest in.  Trim the stems of Purple Cabomba when they become to long and replant them to create new plants.

 

Cabomba pulcherrima ( Purple Cabomba )                                            Cabomba pucherrima flower             

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