The 'Mini' variety is a relatively new culture of Alternanthera reineckii and it is characterized by its compact form and slow growth rate. It has red wine colored leaves. With proper trimming, the addition of CO2 and a high light level. This plant would look best in the middle of any tank and provide a fantastic focal point to your aquarium. It is also ideal for Dutch-style aquascaping aquarium.
Tissue cultured plants are cultured in sterile environments. They are free of snails and disease pathogens. They have an extended shelf life and a perfect for aquascaping. These plants are small and have short roots so they can be challenging to plant. Gluing or using thread to attach portions to small pieces of rock, then submerging the rock in to the substrate works well.