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Carolina Queen Lotus has MAJESTIC 10-12" flowers that are a rich-warm pink with a blush of orange. Absolutely spectacular! Petals on this lotus are wide and flat, receptacles are yellow with buttery-yellow anthers. Outer petals have a subtle, yellow glow about them on this radiant specimen.
Plant in large, wide, shallow container with loamy soil (topsoil mix with clay, will hold together if you grab it) and 6-8" of water over top of pot. Plant in full sun and fertilize once you have 2 aerial leaves standing above the water.
Fertilize monthly with fertilizer tabbs
Since this a large lotus, some customers will consider this lotus specimen as a desirable, edible vegetable. If you are planting this lotus as a vegetable rather than an ornamental flower, it must be planted in a large shallow pond and tubers must reach 2-4" in diameter, for edible consumption.
Go to our "How To Grow Lotus As An Edible Vegetable Page" for complete instructions on growing lotus tubers as a vegetable crop. PINK/TALLSINGLE