The Lotus: Know it and Grow It (Signed Copy by Author)
The Lotus: Know It and Grow It By Paula Biles and Kelly Billing 2007
Signed Edition, now out of print, these are the few remaining copies in the world!
This book is a delightful, quick read. "The Lotus" thoroughly covers everything about the aquatic lotus (botanical name, Nelumbo), including cultivation, landscape uses, cultural traditions, resources, and a guide for gardeners. It is packed with over 110 beautiful color photographs. The major emphasis of the book is how to grow lotus, but it also provides a complete lotus portrait covering many other perspectives, such as historical, religious, scientific, and social. "The Lotus" is perfect for growers, as well as those who want to appreciate and learn more about this captivating world-famous aquatic plant, 2009 Bronze Medal winner of the Living Now Book Awards for gardening books.