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Cardamine Lyrata - Set of 2 Bunches

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Minimum Lighting Required: Medium
Temperature Range: 70-80° F
Tank Placement: Midground and Background

Cardamine Lyrata originates from China, Japan and Korea.  This plant is very decorative unusual. It has a "messy" appearance and interesting leaf shape.  Its "water roots'' often form on the plant itself and add to its character. Plant Caradamine Lyrata in groups and keep the temperature below 81° F for optimal growth.  The plant exhibits medium to fast growth rate and is propagated by cuttings.  

Reviews (14)

  • 5
    Cardamine lyrata

    Posted by Amber Sylvia on 13 Jan 2022

    To begin with this is my favorite plant and for it to have arrived late (due to boston processing center) it was in amazing shape and so beautiful I truly trust modern aquarium best plants in my area

  • 5

    Posted by Simone M Leeds on 7 Dec 2021


  • 5
    Beautiful, Bright Green Filler

    Posted by Micah A Alden on 13 Sep 2021

    Arrived late with FedEx, but other than a few yellow leaves it was in good condition. The plant took off in my tank and I am loving the added brightness/color!

  • 5
    Cardamine Lyrata

    Posted by Joyce Kruger on 27 Jul 2021

    Beautiful plant! Very attractive. Came in great condition and looks very happy in my 75 gallon aquarium.

  • 4
    Only been in a tank a few days but looks well

    Posted by mark paige on 22 Jun 2021

    Looks great

  • 5
    Good size and healthy

    Posted by Julia on 16 Dec 2020

    Nice and tall plants and they're fun to look at. The lack of roots at the bottom is kind of weird when it comes to sticking them in the gravel, but it's not really an issue. packaging and shipping was all great.

  • 5
    Looking great

    Posted by Wendy on 13 Oct 2020

    I received these last week and they look so good. There were several stems in each bunch, they arrived last Wednesday and they seem to be doing very well since being planted! I'm very happy with them.

  • 5

    Posted by Quang on 5 Oct 2020

    I love these plants. Probably one of my top 5 favorites to plant. Especially when they grow and spread (which is incredibly fast) they just make the tank look so full of life. I saw significant growth in just 14 days and bought another bunch.

  • 4
    Cardamine Lyrata known commonly as Japanese cress and Chinese ivy

    Posted by Michael Schaugaard on 19 Aug 2020

    Still growing strong after weeks. Arrived healthy and stayed that way (no melting). It's a good value.

  • 5
    Cardamine Lyrata

    Posted by Tracie on 20 Jul 2020

    The plants arrived quickly and are doing well so far in my tank!

  • 5
    Good quality

    Posted by Mark Hudson Jr on 15 Jun 2020

    There's a lot of factors that come into play when buying anything live online. From water quality that the store uses to temps in your area and the areas along the route. With that being said, everything arrived alive and in great condition. The only probably I had was on my end I received the plants and when painting them in the pond/aquarium I'm building I poked a hole in the liner with a knife that was dropped. So I'll be ordering a few that didn't make it due to me but other than that the plants were fine and the rest more sitting in a bucket are doing well.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on 6 Jun 2020

    Beautiful plant, propagates easily and has a lovely bright green that livens the tank. Unfortunately, my Mystery snails love munching on it, so I keep some in a rehab tank and transplant to the nano every now and then so I do not lose it completely.