This small lotus begins as a red bud changing to white with dark pink petal tips. The flowers may even appear before the aerial leaves form. Plant in a small container and enjoy on the patio or by the front door.
The queen of American lotus hybridized by Dr. Perry D. Slocum. You will love the blooms with 22 petals and 10-12 inch diameters. The large outer petals are graced with lacy center petals. The flower is lavendar pink on the first day it is open and then changes to yellow to cream. It has an anise fragrance. Keep 3-6 inches of water over the dirt.