Little Princess Lotus is a dainty little lotus with classic, single-petal flowers in pure-white and small, emerald-green (6 - 8" in diameter) lotus leaves. Petite, yellow receptacles and stamens adorn the centers of this delicate variety. Little Princess Lotus is a small gem that can be planted in small containers (11 - 16" in diameter) for Exquisite of Bowl Lotus-- or a little wider container ( 16 - 20" in diameter) to grow Dwarf Lotus. Many factors determine the height, bloom and vigor of your lotus. The variety chosen, hours of sunlight, fertilizer and container size are all significant factors. Container size will help to determine the height of your lotus, the wider the container--the taller your lotus will grow. Grows to 2' tall
Plant in wide, shallow container using heavy loam soil and 1 - 2" of water over lotus tuber, plant in full sun (8+ hours per day) outdoors. DO NOT fertilize until you have 2 aerial leaves growing out of the water.
Fertilize monthly with fertilizer tabbs.
PONDMEGASTORE TIP A reminder to keep your eye on the water level in the containers of this small lotus variety as water evaporates from the surface of the pots quickly throughout the hot, summer months.