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Chawan Basu Lotus

Chawan Basu Lotus

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A WORLDWIDE FAVORITE! This is a time-tested and very well-loved cultivar all over the world! The huge, graceful flowers are crystal-white tipped with bright pink! 

FREE FLOWERING! Produces an abundance of spectacular cup-shaped flowers featuring an eye-catching lime-green seed head & frilly yellow stamens which pollinators adore!

READY-TO-PLANT TUBER! You will receive one live lotus tuber ready to plant! Follow our simple planting instructions included, and watch your tuber spring to life! 

EXTRAORDINARY LEAVES! Lotus plants feature an incredibly unique, parasol-shaped arial leaf which adds exotic beauty while shading the pond and sheltering your prized fish!  

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our lotus are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your tuber is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy! 



LOTUS BIO:

‘Chawan Basu’ is a wonderful smaller sized lotus that is one of the most popular varieties worldwide! It is a well-loved cultivar that has stood the test of time for many reasons! The sleek, wide petals are an elegant crystal-white decorated with vibrant pink tips and veining! The flowers also feature a unique chartreuse receptacle/seed head which adds eye-catching interest and a splash of bright lime color!  While the foliage remains an easily manageable 2-3 feet in height, the flowers may grow to an exceptional 8 inches across! ‘Chawan Basu’ flowers reliably, and the beautiful, huge flowers are held strongly upright! 



FAST FACTS:

Cultivar name: Nelumbo ‘Chawan Basu’
Bloom color: Versicolor; Pink/white 
Bloom width: 5-8 in. 
Bloom time: Mid-Late Summer
Flower type: Single
Recommended pot size: 16 in. wide
Plant height: Small; 2-3 ft. 
Water depth for mature plant: 5-7 in.  
Light requirement: Full Sun 
USDA hardiness zones: 4-11


NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS: It is important to handle your lotus tuber with care and not disturb or break the growing tips. Refrigerate your tuber until you are ready to plant. Do not fertilize until you see the first arial leaf, and fertilize lightly until maturity. When mature, a lotus flowers best with regular fertilization. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.