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Ben Gibson Lotus is a splendid and elegant specimen from hybridizer Dr. Perry D. Slocum. The Ben Gibson Lotus is adorned with striking, red, multi-petal blooms. The handsome green lotus leaves are a perfect complement to this lovely lotus.
Lotus tubers are edible and can be used in many delightful recipes. Many recipes from China, Thialand, Vietnam, India and Japan list lotus tubers in their recipes. When planting as an edible vegetable, tubers must be planted in large, earth bottom ponds, rather than in containers. Tubers must reach 2-4" in diameter for edible purposes. Tall-Red-Multi (Double)