Lotus Plant Description
Classic, single petal flowers, Friend Red Lotus is a marvelous, brilliant-red lotus with bright-red petals, dancing form and multiple blooms. Bright-yellow receptacles are surrounded by bright-yellow, frilly stamens. Friend Red Lotus Plant is very stunning! Friend Red Lotus Plant looks great in front of taller specimens for a 'layering' effect or lovely in containers for your deck, patio or balcony. Grows 2 - 4 feet tall.
Lotus Planting Instructions
Plant in wide, shallow container or at the shallow end of you pond. Use heavy loam soil and 4 - 6 inches of water over top of the lotus tuber, plant in full sun (lotus need 8+ hours of sunlight per day to grow and bloom) and do not fertilize until you have two standing leaves growing out of the water.
Lotus Fertilizing Instructions
Fertilize monthly with WATERLILY WORLD FERTILIZER TABS + HUMATES for optimum growth, best bloom and ease of use. Simply press four fertilizer tabs into the soil near the roots of your lotus being careful not to break or damage the roots. Do this once a month throughout the growing/blooming season (June through September). Your lotus should grow and bloom the very first year!