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Lotus Plant Description
Red Lantern Lotus has delightful red color that resembles red paper lanterns! THIS IS PROBABLY THE SMALLEST RED WE GROW! Beautiful markings on the petals makes this an unusual and lovely specimen for your water garden or patio. Full, ruffled flowers add unusual texture add interest. Lots of Blooms on this HEAVY BLOOMING LOTUS! Red Lantern Lotus may be grown as a micro-lotus, an exquisite of bowl lotus or as a dwarf lotus, simply by changing the container size--the smaller your container, the smaller your lotus!
Lotus Planting Instructions
Plant in shallow, wide container using heavy loam soil with 2 inches of water above surface of the soil, place container in full sun and fertilize monthly after you have two aerial leaves growing out of the water.
Lotus Fertilizing Instructions
Once you have aerial leaves growing out of the water, you may begin to fertilize your lotus plant. Fertilize once a month throughout the growing/blooming season, June through September. We recommend Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs for optimum growth, best bloom and ease of use. Simply press the fertilizer tabs into the soil near the roots of your lotus plant. Take care not to damage the roots.
Please see our 'Complete Lotus Guide' included with your lotus purchase.