NAME: White Lotus OTHER COMMON NAMES: Sacred Water Lily / Lily Pad / Asian Water Lotus SCIENTIFIC NAME: Nymphaea Ampla
COLOR: White 9 - 12" flowers PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost BLOOM TIME: Late Spring - Early Summer
HARDINESS ZONE: 9 - 11 PLANT HEIGHT: 48 - 72" PLANT SPACING: 24 - 36"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Pond / Aquatic QUANTITY: 10 Seeds
The Lotus is surprisingly easy to grow! If you do not have a pond, you can grow them in tubs or barrels filled with half soil and half water. Lotus flowers are edible and are used as a garnish or for tea & wine. The Lotus also has medicinal & herbal uses.