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Lotus Plant Description
High Cotton Lotus has perfect, white, ruffled outer petals with smaller, frilly, inner petals that add to the splendor of this marvelous lotus flower. Brilliant gold stamens and lime green receptacle add to the dazzle! This SPECTACULAR, HEAVY BLOOMING hybrid is sure to become a CUSTOMER FAVORITE! IT IS ONE OF OUR FAVORITE WHITES AS WELL! Beautiful form and drape on this spectacular lotus!
(Lotus tubers can be stored in the refrigerator until proper planting time for your area.)
Lotus Planting Instructions
After all danger of frost has passed and weather is consistently warm, plant your lotus tuber in a large, wide, container using loam soil, keeping the growth tips exposed. Add 2 - 4 inches of water over the soil and place in full sun outdoors (8 - 12 hours of sunlight daily! DO NOT fertilize until you have aerial leaves growing out of the water.
Lotus Fertilizing Instructions
Once you have aerial leaves, fertilize monthly during the growing/blooming season for vigorous growth and best bloom! WE RECOMMEND WATERLILY WORLD FERTILIZER TABS + HUMATES FOR OPTIMUM GROWTH, BEST BLOOM AND EASE OF USE! Simply press the fertilizer tabs into the soil near the roots of your lotus plant taking care not to damage the roots. Your lotus should grow and bloom the very first year!