Nelumbo nucifera
SACRED LOTUS
Nelumbonaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: aquatic

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1.8m
Plant habit
 
6m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white, pink, crimson, red or combinations

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Ornamental Fruit: flat topped pod
 
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Nelumbo nucifera
SACRED LOTUS
Nelumbonaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: aquatic

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
1.8m
Plant habit
 
6m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white, pink, crimson, red or combinations

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Ornamental Fruit: flat topped pod


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, oriental, contemporary & cottage designs

Uses: mass planting, accents

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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