Scientific Name - Thalia geniculata
Common Name - Bent alligator-flag, arrowroot, fire-flag
Thalia geniculata is a beautiful aquatic plant with a brilliant petiole. It has smooth, shiny foliage, the leaf blade is held by a long, smooth, green or red-purple petiole.Small, purple flowers (2 cm long) are composed of 3 petals and have an irregular shape. It performs well in sun.