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Rosette Sword (Echinodorus Parviflorus Tropica)

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Rosette Sword (Parviflorus Tropica) 

Echinodorus Parviflorus, also known as Rosette Sword, E. Peruensis or E. Tocantins, originates from South America. This plant grows attractively textured leaves that have distinctive pointed tips.

Care & Maintenance for Rosette Sword

Rosette Sword is a highly adaptable and hardy swordplant. It will do well in most aquariums. While tit has no specialized care requirements, Rosette Sword will do better if planted in nutrient rich substrate and provided with good light. Supplemental iron fertilization will aslo aid in more robust growth.

  • Minimum Lighting Required: Moderate
  • Temperature Range: 68-82°F
  • Tank Placement: Midground - Background

Rosette Sword will grow up to approximately 10 inches and is thus an ideal plant for aquariums of all sizes. In smaller aquariums, it can serve as a focal point plant and be planted in the background areas of the aquarium. In larger setups, it can be positioned in front of large stem plants, hiding their stems and filling the midground spaces in the aquarium. You should trim older leaves if they become covered by algae. Sharp aquascaping scissors make this task easy.

Many other swordplants are also available for purchase and can be found here.

Plants at Modern Aquarium

At Modern Aquarium, we strive to bring you healthy, beautiful specimens in every order. While the photos on our website are just examples of what you will receive, we do examine each plant in person before shipping it to you. If you have any questions about what to expect from your order, how to plant your new specimen, or the best starter plants for your tank, reach out to us any time!

Reviews (12)

  • 5
    Good quality
    Posted by Jeera on 2 Jun 2022

    Good buy. Plant was well packaged. I'm definitely buying again.

  • 5
    Posted by Julia on 23 Feb 2022

    A little smaller than I expected, but the leaves are all clean and healthy

  • 4
    Rosette Sword
    Posted by JoelW on 17 Feb 2022

    This sword arrived in excellent shape., if a little smaller than expected. However, it looks like it's taken to my tank and I fully expect it to do very well and grow in the space.

  • 5
    Aquarium plant
    Posted by Michael Stratton on 15 Feb 2022

    I am a newcomer to the art of keeping an aquarium. So, this is my first live plant. This is February and it arrived in the middle of a cold snap. I was quite happy when I opened the package and it was perfectly OK. I followed the instructions for unpacking my plants (I also ordered one other plant with this one) that were on the website and did not find any "hitch hikers". All of the leaves were undamaged. It has been in my small aquarium for about a week and is apparently doing very well. I am very pleased with the plant and the company.

  • 5
    Posted by Robyn Stetsko on 10 Dec 2021

    Seriously beautiful specimens. Very happy to have ordered from here and will again!

  • 5
    rosette sword
    Posted by Ricky Burns on 4 Oct 2021

    plants arrived in great shape and are doing very well, already have several new leaves. look great in my tank.

  • 5
    Nice plant
    Posted by Thomas on 21 Apr 2021

    big leaves and nice color

  • 4
    Posted by Belle Lang on 21 Apr 2021

    Smaller than expected, but very healthy and growing a new leaf

  • 5
    Posted by Jason on 17 Mar 2021

    Came full and beautiful. Some leaves went transparent and started to not look so good. Trimmed those away and there is new growth!

  • 5
    Very Pleased
    Posted by James Stodola on 9 Mar 2021

    I’ve tried other online providers in the past with mixed to quite disappointing results. The Rosette swords from Modern Aquarium were a bright green color with no yellowing or decayed leaves. All had strong, ample roots. I will not hesitate to order from these folks again.

  • 5
    Looks awesome!
    Posted by Blaine on 22 Oct 2020

    Of all the plants I ordered this is my favorite. Great stalk structure and super healthy roots. Glad they had this variety and even more glad I went with the Rosette. Beautiful plant.

  • 5
    Small size Tropica
    Posted by Unknown on 23 Sep 2020

    2 arrived in great condition. Lots of leafs as in the picture and about 6” tall as advertised. Each has 2 new leafs already since I received it last week.