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Lotus Plant Description
Splendors Red Lotus is a dazzling, brilliant red beauty with full, red flowers and bright yellow centers. Beautiful, wide outer petals frame this flower nicely and color is amazing on Splendors Red Lotus! An excellent addition to any pond or patio! CUSTOMER FAVORITE! Shape and color are amazing!
How to plant your lotus
Plant your lotus tuber in the month of May, after all danger of frost has passed. (Lotus may be stored in the crisper of your refrigerator until proper planting time in your area) Plant your lotus tuber in a wide, shallow container in heavy loam soil and 2-4 inches of water above tuber. In a week or two you should have coin leaves on the surface of the water, a week or two after that, you should have aerial leaves growing out of the water. Once you have aerial leaves, it is time to fertilize your lotus.
How to fertilize your lotus
Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs + Humates will nourish your lotus giving you optimum growth, best bloom and ease of use. Simply press the fertilizer tabs into the soil near the roots of your lotus, taking care not to damage the roots. Do this once a month throughout the growing/blooming season, June through September. Your lotus should grow and bloom the very first year!
Please see our 'Complete Lotus Guide' included with your lotus purchase!