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Lotus Plant Description
Baby Doll Lotus is an exceptional bloomer with lily-white, lotus flowers that give an air of beauty and purity. Baby Doll Lotus plants bloom profusely throughout the season from June through September. Enjoy this delightfully enchanting, small lotus plant in your pond or in ornamental containers on your deck or patio. Baby Doll Lotus adds serenity and peace to a sunny corner of your water garden.
Lotus Planting Instructions
Plant in a wide, shallow container using heavy loam soil. Dig a shallow trench across the top of the soil and plant your lotus tuber in the trench, being careful not to bruise the growth tips. Add a couple of inches of water above the soil and place in eight (8) hours of sun in the shallow end of your pond or in ornamental pots on your deck or patio. In a week or two you will have coin leaves on the surface of the water.
Lotus Fertilizing Instructions
Once you have aerial leaves growing out of the water, you may fertilize your lotus plant with three (3) fertilizer tabs, placing them in the soil near the lotus roots about 3 - 4 inches deep. An easy way to remember to fertilize your lotus plants is to mark your calendar on the 1st and 15th of each month. Fertilize your lotus plants from June through September with Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs Plus Humates. Lotus plants are very heavy feeders, always fertilize for vigorous growth and robust bloom!