Lotus Plant Description
Green Cloud Lotus (Lu Yun) is a beautiful, white, multi-petal lotus with heavenly lotus flowers. These lush, full lotus blooms make a dramatic contrast against the dark-green foliage. The light-green petaloids add a nice touch to this amazing, sacred lotus plant. Green Cloud Lotus blooms early and dependable throughout the lotus season and grows 2 - 4 feet tall when planted in very wide containers!
Lotus Planting Instructions
Plant your lotus in a wide container (20 inches wide, or wider) using loam soil. Fill the container 3/4 full of heavy loam soil and dig a shallow trench on the surface of the soil. Gently place the lotus tuber in the trench taking care not to damage or break the growth tips. Cover all but the growth tips with soil, keeping the growth tips exposed. Gently add two inches of water above the soil. (This lotus does best in shallow water.) Place the container in full sun outdoors (8 - 12 hours of sunlight daily). Gently replace any water that should evaporate on hot, sunny days with warm water. Do not fertilize your sacred lotus until you have aerial leaves growing out of the water.
Lotus Fertilizing Instructions
Wait until you have aerial leaves to fertilize your sacred lotus plant. Fertilize throughout the growing/blooming months (June through September). We recommend Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs for optimum growth, best bloom and ease of use. Simply press the tabs into the soil near the roots of your lotus plant, taking care not to damage the roots.
Please see our 'Complete Lotus Guide' included with your lotus purchase!