Dwarf lotus in the pond…

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About seven years ago, a Japanese friend gave me some tubers of this lotus…

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I planted some in the pond, and the rest into a large pot…

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The ones in the pond grew well, but not the ones in the pot…

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This summer, we had the pleasure to enjoy about 12 blooms of this mini-lotus…

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‘Mini’ as in, only five or even sometimes less, seeds in each pod…

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8 Responses to Dwarf lotus in the pond…

  1. Robbie says:

    AMAZING photos!:-) Can they grow in dirt? We have some on the river that are beautiful and they get quite thick at times.

  2. I have one plant in a pot, I see most of the time it grows leaf after leaf.

    But I enjoy seeing the fish living in the pot.

  3. Norma Chang says:

    Beautiful lotus flowers. Do you harvest the lotus seeds for food and are there roots to harvest?

  4. jeannietay says:

    Wow! Those lotus flowers look gorgeous!

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