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It is important to let us know if you are purchasing lotus only, we can ship all of our lotus tubers from the lotus farm in Alabama.
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There has never been a better time to grace your pond or patio with some of the most amazing lotus the world has to offer. A dazzling display of lush, full lotus specimens in a variety of colors, are all here at PondLotus. Read More
For thousands of years the lotus has been considered sacred. It is one of the most studied plants on the planet, especially for "The Lotus Effect". Scientists are studying the lotus and it's properties for its applications in all areas, from medicine to technology. Read More
When planting lotus, whether from seed or tuber, never fertilize until you have aerial leaves growing out of the water. Once you have aerial leaves, you may fertilize every three weeks during the growing/blooming season. Read More
Teacup or Exquisite of Bowl Lotus are amazing specimens that take very little room to grow. The hybrid varieties are exquisite and include reds, whites, pinks, yellows and versicolor lotus. Most grow no taller than 14 inches, in small containers on your deck or patio. Read More
One of the most requested questions that we receive all year is about obtaining cut lotus (and or waterlily) flowers as they are so very difficult and near impossible to find here in the USA. Not a problem at all in many places like Thailand or Vietnam though they are more scarce there at the end of the year when the sun is low enough the plants provide... Read More
Lotus have been Hybridized hundreds of years ago or perhaps longer in places like China. During the food shortage years of the Mao regime countless lotus were lost when the government ordered only certain food crops be grown. Some survived that time but we do not know about the hybridizers of those periods. Hybridizers of the newer varieties are definitely around and working on some fascinating new cultivars.... Read More
Deacon deGarmeaux Lotus is a splendid red to pink, medium-large, single petal lotus, hybridized by Laura Bancroft. It was named for a little boy who died much too soon. All proceeds from the sale of this lotus go to children's charities around the world. Read More
Though all the Lotus that we sell are perennial (winter hardy), care of lotus is required for proper overwintering of the plants. Lotus can be grown in the pond or outside in solid containers the garden or in patios/walkways. In the pond the plants honestly care mostly for themselves, simply trim the stems above the waterline an inch or so and let the pots be. Do not sink... Read More
Most people think you must have a pond or moving water to grow lotus. The truth of the matter, is that you can grow lotus in a container on your deck or patio. Read More
The lotus is a remarkable plant with a beautiful flower, it is also a vegetable! Almost all parts of the lotus are edible. Whether eaten raw, candied, pickled, stir fried, mashed or dried, the lotus has been used as a food staple in many countries for centuries, as well as teas and medicines. Read More