Dunhuang Red - HUGE Flowers!

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Dunhuang Hong

 

Nelumbo nucifera

 

Flowers as big as a dinner plate!

Dunhuang is a county-level city in northwestern Gansu Province, Western China. This lovely lotus is native to that area. It has huge flowers with very broad petals that are lovely solid pink on the first day. As the flower ages the color becomes a soft pink that almost glows. The shape of the flower is open and airy.

Flower Color: Pink
Plant Height: Tall, 48” and taller
Flower Type: Single or Few Petal, less than 20 petals
Pot Size: 20” and wider, 12”-18” deep

Large lotus varieties need large pots! This is a large lotus variety that needs a pot at least 20” or wider and 12” or more in depth. Be sure to fill the pot at least half full of soil to help offer support and stability for the leaves. Deeper soil allows them to withstand strong winds and keeps the heavy flowers and buds from falling.