Pink Lily, Hybrid Lotus (Pink, light Lavender) - Plant

It is one of the most majestic plants to have in a water garden. It is by far the most exotic of all pond plants.
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About Pink Lily

Best grown in moist, acidic, humusy soils in part shade to full shade. Plants may be grown from seed, but will not flower for 4-5 years. Quicker and better results are obtained from planting corms which are sold by many bulb suppliers and nurseries.

In addition, offsets from mature plants may be harvested and planted.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Kamal, Lotus
Maximum Reachable Height upto 0.50 feet
Flower Colour pink
Bloom Time April
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • The Lotus plant should be fertilized sparingly for the first year.
  • Too much fertilizer may cause the Lotus foliage to burn.
  • A Lotus plant that is established can be fed every 3 or 4 weeks during the growing season.
  • Care must be taken when inserting fertilizer tabs, because the growing tip and new growth can be damaged.
  • It is important to protect the Lotus roots from freezing.
  • Lotus can winter over in the pond if the pond depth is below the freeze line for your area.
  • In late fall, the yellowed foliage should be cut off and the plant lowered to the deepest part of the pond.
  • Or you may lift the tubers after the plant has died back during the fall.
  • If you lift the tubers, store them in a cool, frost-free location until late spring.
  • To help prevent mildew and rotting, store them in living sphagnum moss.

    Pink Lily care

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering They grow in water
    Soil Muddy water
    Temperature 21 C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Pink Lily special feature

    Naturalize in moist soils in shaded areas of native plant gardens, shade gardens, woodland gardens or wild/naturalized areas. Also grows well in pond or stream banks or in shady areas of rock gardens.

    Pink Lily uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
    • Its generally kep outdoor in pond

    Medicinal Use:

    • The flower is used to brew lotus teas, which relieves cardiac complications and helps to stop bleeding

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    A lotus plant cannot grow in the desert why?

    Because they have adapted to life in water so have developed leaves that are able to lose water quickly and easily. Put them in the desert and that tendency to lose water will be deadly

    When to plant lotus?

    You can plant lotus in April to September

    Which part of lotus plant is edible?

    All the parts of the lotus plant are edible

    What is lotus plant used for?

    It is one of the popular flowering plants with many medicinal properties.

    Is lotus plant lucky?

    Yes lotus plant is Lucky

    When to plant lotus tubers?

    You can plant lotus tubers in April to September

    Are lotus plants hardy?

    Yes lotus plants are hardy

    Can you eat lotus plant?

    Yes you can eat lotus plant

    Is lotus plant a herb?

    lotus plant is a shrub.

    Why is my lotus plant dying?

    Chlorosis is caused from a lack of chlorophyll. Chlorosis causes the leaf to yellow. You must be careful to diagnose why the leaves are becoming chlorotic. Lotus are very heavy feeders.The stronger the plant, the more blooms, seeds and tubers it will produce. Fertilizing lotus and recognizing their needs and deficiencies takes some knowledge. When lotus leaves become yellow, you are alerted that there is a problem. Chlorotic leaves may be a sign of a specific plant deficiency and you may have to do a little detective work to find out why that deficiency is occurring. If you have recently fertilized you lotus, the chlorosis could be caused from overfeeding. You will have to watch your plants closely to see if overfeeding is the problem. When plants have been overfed the leaves show signs by manifesting yellow patches in the leaf. Some typical problems that your plant may be having could be due to a mineral deficiency. Plants exhibit certain characteristics when they are deficient is certain minerals. Iron Deficiencies show patches of yellow/white between the veins of the plant and these symptoms may spread across the entire leaf. Calcium Deficiencies display misshapen new growth with cupped, crumpled and curled leaves. If you treat for calcium deficiency, the old leaves will not respond to treatment. Potassium Deficiencies turns leaf edges yellow and may form pinholes in the leaf where dead patches occur. Manganese Deficiencies display yellow spots and elongated holes amidst the veins of the plant, on older growth. Nitrogen Deficiencies affects the old growth first, turning leaves yellow from tip to stem. Magnesium Deficiencies turn old leaves yellow from the tip inwards, while the veins remain green.

    Lotus plant have roots?

    Yes, they have roots.

    How to plant lotus seeds?

    Scrape the seed with a file. Using a standard metal file, scrape the hard seed casing to reveal the cream-colored core. Do not file any of the core away or else your lotus will not grow. Filing away the outer casing allows water to reach the core Place your seeds in warm water. Use a glass or transparent plastic container so that you can see when the seeds start to sprout. Fill the container with dechlorinated water between 75 and 80 °F (24 and 27 °C). Your seeds should start to sprout after 4 or 5 days of soaking. However, if you transfer them to the potting container to early, they will likely fail Ideally, your soil should be 2 parts clay and 1 part river sand. If you use commercial potting soil to topsoil for houseplants, it will float to the surface once you submerge your tub in water Press the sprouted seeds into the soil about 4 inches (10 cm) apart.

    Can you plant lotus flowers indoor?

    No you cannot plant lotus flowers indoor

    Does lotus need sunlight?

    Yes lotus need direct bright sunlight

    What does the lotus plant symbolize?

    The Lotus flower is regarded in many different cultures, especially in eastern religions, as a symbol of purity, enlightenment, self-regeneration and rebirth. Its characteristics are a perfect analogy for the human condition

    What to feed lotus plants?

    You can use any organic balanced NPK rich fertilizer.

    When do lotus plants flower?

    lotus plants flower in early and mid-June, blooming starts. In late June and mid-August, they reach full bloom.

    When to plant lotus seedlings?

    Plant lotus seedlings from March until May

    Can lotus plant grow without soil?

    No, because it requires soil to grow.

    Do lotus plants need soil?

    Yes, it requires soil to grow

    How do you plant lotus seeds?

    Scrape the seed with a file. Using a standard metal file, scrape the hard seed casing to reveal the cream-colored core. Do not file any of the core away or else your lotus will not grow. Filing away the outer casing allows water to reach the core Place your seeds in warm water. Use a glass or transparent plastic container so that you can see when the seeds start to sprout. Fill the container with dechlorinated water between 75 and 80 °F (24 and 27 °C). Your seeds should start to sprout after 4 or 5 days of soaking. However, if you transfer them to the potting container to early, they will likely fail Ideally, your soil should be 2 parts clay and 1 part river sand. If you use commercial potting soil to topsoil for houseplants, it will float to the surface once you submerge your tub in water Press the sprouted seeds into the soil about 4 inches (10 cm) apart.

    Why does lotus plant float on water?

    The stems of lotus contain air pockets throughout their length that enables the leaves and flowers to float above water.

    Why lotus plants are adapted to live in water?

    It is Aquatic plant so it is adapted with very wide and disc shaped leaves. This allows them to float on water and absorb large amount of sunlight.

    Are lotus plants invasive?

    Lotus is very showy and attractive, but potentially invasive of some wetland habitats

    Can you grow lotus plant indoors?

    No you cannot plant lotus flowers indoor

    How do lotus plants reproduce?

    Lotus plant can reproduce through seeds.

    Can I plant lotus in a pot?

    Yes you can plant lotus in the pot.



    Reviews

    Friday, 31 January 2020

    A perfect house plant.

    pratik krishnan

    Tuesday, 26 November 2019

    Online Plants sell the Super Model of plants!

    Vali

    Monday, 25 November 2019

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

    Divya Manickevelu
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