- Latin Name- Nelumbo Nucifera Hardy Zone- 5-9 Mature Height- 4-6ft Width-8-12inch Sun Or Shade- Full Sun
Lotus – Nelumbo Nucifera
Lotus plants will also grow very well when added to ponds
Lotus plants are wonderful to add to those great water gardens. They will grow well in water and will bring a lot of life to a water garden. They will grow and thrive in water and bog areas. They also do well in containers that will supply with plenty of water. These are beautiful with their yellow blooms. These plants can also bloom in pink and white. They are very strong and hardy plants and are very hard to get rid of once they get established and grow well.
It produces elegant flowers of white, pink and somewhat purple coloration and its leaves stretch themselves out comfortably on the water’s surface giving a relaxed feeling to the garden.
Lotus is a vigorous grower, especially when planted in areas of full sun. It can grow on its own, but it can be helpful to fertilize occasionally.
Few people know that an individual lotus plant can live for over one thousand years because it can revive itself after entering a period of stasis in drought conditions.
Lotus is one of the first plants gardeners consider when planning a water garden. It is well known for its calming beauty.
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