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Lotus Plant Description
Tulip Lotus (Shirokunshi) has white, classic, single-petaled flowers held gracefully above the green foliage. A great bloomer that flowers all season long. Tulip Lotus (Shirokunshi) is pure, simple, elegance! Tulip Lotus is a beautiful addition to any water feature, lovely in ponds and tub or container gardens. Tulip Lotus adds a serene, tranquil essence to your water garden feature.
Lotus Planting Instructions
Plant in a wide, shallow container using heavy loam soil and add four to six inches of water above the soil. Place in full sun(8 - 12 hours of sunlight daily).
Lotus Fertilizing Instructions
Wait until your lotus has aerial leaves to fertilize, then fertilize once a month, June through September, with fertilizer tabs.
Lotus are edible tubers found in many Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese recipes. When growing lotus tubers for edible use, you must grow them in large, shallow ponds. Tubers must reach 2 - 4 inches in diameter for cooking purposes.