Colorful Glow Lotus
Cotton-candy pinks, creamy-whites along with a yellow-gold receptacle embellish this delightful lotus! This lotus specimen looks lovely in pots on your deck or patio or in the shallow end of a small pond! Dwarf-Medium/Pink/Multi-Petal
Plant in wide (16-30 inch wide or wider), shallow containers using heavy loam soil. Dig a trench across the top of the soil and place your lotus tuber in the trench, being careful not to damage the growth tips. Bury all but the growth tips in an inch or two of soil and gently add two or three inches of water over the soil. Place your container in a sunny location outside (8+ hours of sunlight daily). In a week or two you will have coin leaves growing on the surface of the water. DO NOT FERTILIZE until you have aerial leaves growing out of the water. (Lotus tubers should be started outside in a sunny location by the 15th of May, depending on the weather in your area). Wider containers allow for more plant growth and more blooms!
DO NOT fertilize your lotus too early as this may cause your lotus tuber to perish. Once you have aerial leaves growing out of the water , you may fertilize your lotus with three to four fertilizer tabbs during the months of June through September. These are the growing/ blooming months. Simply press three to four fertilizer tabbs into the soil around the roots of your lotus tuber, being careful not to damage the roots. We recommend Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabbs for ease of use, optimum growth and best bloom!