Red Bucephalandra varieties, potted. The Bucephalandra resemble Anubias very much and should be treated the same way. They usually grow more or less epiphytic in or near water.Bucephalandra sp. ~Red~ does best at lower light levels and is very easy to grow. The leaves are of a very dark green or leathery red colour. Numerous tiny, white dots and sometimes a faint, metallic, blue colour will appear on submerse leaves. Size of leaf is 2-4 cm wide, 4-6 cm long and usually it will present wavy edges.Do not cover the creeping rhizome when planting. This will cause the plant to rot and die.