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Empress - Perennial Water Lotus
Nelumbo 'Empress' is perhaps one of the most beautiful lotus in the water garden world. Empress is a medium size lotus growing 2 - 3 feet tall and blooms up to 8 inches across.The blooms are soft white with a brilliant purple edging. Empress is not a prolific bloomer, but when it does bloom it is well worth the wait. Keep well fertilized for maximum blooming.
SIZE: SMALL (Height 2' to 3', Medium Spread)
PLANTING CONTAINER: We recommend a 16 x 7 solid planting container
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: FULL SUN
WATER DEPTH: 3" TO 12" (Maximum water depth is for mature lotus)
USDA HARDINESS ZONES: 4-11
Water Lotus are shipped bare root as dormant tubers and will include instructions for growing.