Sing, Birdie, Sing - Grow as a mini!

$38.00

Nelumbo nucifera

 

Micro Lotus!

Love a classic lotus? This one is for you!
Absolutely perfect! Lots of flowers!
Perfect for growing in a small pot!


Spectacularly beautiful! We just love this versicolor lotus! The lovely white petals are rimmed in deep purple-pink. Flowers are present much of the summer and it grows really well in a pot on your patio! We suggest using the pot-in-pot method when growing this lotus in a pot less than 8" wide - see below.

Flower Color: Versicolor (White and Pink)
Plant Height: Bowl, up 13” tall
Flower Type: Single or Few Petals, less than 20 petals
Pot Size: 10” and wider, 4”-10” deep

Pot-in-Pot Method for Micro Lotus

EXQUISITE OF BOWL LOTUS (MICRO LOTUS)
“Lotus cultivars developed to grow and flourish in very small pots (4”-12” wide, 8” or less deep). These hybrids usually stay less than 13” tall.”

We recommend growing these varieties using the pot-in-pot method.

Choose two pots:

Pot A – small display pot. This is the smallest of the two pots and should measure at least 4” smaller in diameter and 2” less in height than Pot B. The lotus tuber is planted in Pot A. This pretty pot can be removed from Pot B for display when lotus is blooming.

Pot B - larger outside growing pot, not for display. Pot A should be able to sit in Pot B with about at least a 2” margin on all sides and at top.

1) Fill Pot A (display pot) ¾ full of topsoil.
2) Fill to top with water and plant tuber in Pot A.
3) Place Pot A in Pot B.
4) Slowly fill Pot B with water, making sure that there is at least 1” of water above the top rim of Pot A, the display pot with planted tuber.
5) Place in direct sun. Keep water level higher than top rim of Pot A.