Lotus plant for sale – Easy plant to grow with edible leaves, flowers and roots, mostly grown for the ornamental plant, planting all year in colder area in the spring, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Lotus plant – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 9+, water needed – big amount, light conditions – full sun, height: 0.6-2m, 24-80 inches.
Blooming in the spring to summer in bowl shaped flowers that appear in pink, purple, white, blue, yellow, red or mix color.
Harvesting leaves all the year the leaves in heart shape.
Harvesting roots in the autumn in cone shape.
Alternative names: Nelumbo nucifera, Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, Egyptian bean