Help ID'ing plants so I can propagate them

applejax

Got these plants when I didn't know what I was doing (well, I still don't, but learning). Looking for ID's so I can make sure they're planted correctly (I see some should leave the rhizome above the planted line, and some should be tied to ornaments instead of planted, etc.) and also see if I can propagate and spread any of them around.
 

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bettafairy

I could be wrong but I think the second picture is an Amazon sword of some kind.
 
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JLAquatics

1st one is a Crypt of some kind
2nd one is a Sword plant of some kind
3rd one I do not know but looks like Scarlet Temple (could be wrong on that though)
4th one looks like Ludwigia Repens
5th one is most certainly Pogostemen Stellatus Octopus

Hopefully more responses for verification can come in. I can tell you that all of these are substrate plants though and the first two of them have crowns that should be above the substrate line (Sword and Crypt) and the last three are stem plants.
 
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Sauceboat

First two you can propagate by division when they get bigger or will self propagate by producing plants of their sides. The last three should be propagated by trimming and replanting the cuttings when they get tall.
 
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applejax

the first two of them have crowns that should be above the substrate line (Sword and Crypt)

excellent, thanks! So I guess I should pull them up a bit or replant them.
 
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applejax

So the sword should be planted more like this?
 

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JLAquatics

So the sword should be planted more like this?
I would stick it in the ground just a little more. You want the part where the stems start coming out to be able the substrate line, not the whole crown. I'm surprised that sword is not coming up on it's own.
 
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applejax

I would stick it in the ground just a little more. You want the part where the stems start coming out to be able the substrate line, not the whole crown. I'm surprised that sword is not coming up on it's own.

okay, got it closer to what you describe. not perfect, but close enough where the sword should be able to figure it out. It's hard to move!
 
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bumblinBee

The crypt will send off runners given enough time, which you can then either allow to keep growing or let them grow a decent root system and then cut them off from the root connecting them to the mother plant.
The stem plants (the ludwigia and scarlet temple, not very familiar with that last one but likely that one also) you just trim beneath a leaf node and replant.
 
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