Category: Pond Plants
The tulip lotus are perennial hardy pond plants is the most spectacular pond plant that can be attractive in a given water garden environment. These attractive whitish lotus bloom plant can grow to a height of about two meters.
The tulip lotus plant has a lush appearance. Their stately appearance of somewhat tropical showy blossoms, appearing foliage and exotic fragrance may definitely enhance the beauty of your water garden pond.
The plant is usually known to be sacred by many cultures. It has also been cultivated all over the world for a long period of time. During full sunlight, the tulip lotus plant flourishes enlightening the enthusiasm of your water garden.
The white blossoms tulip lotus plat, when in full bloom, grows to a height of about two to four feet tall with their flowers growing to about seven inches across. This plant once established can be very blooming. It can produce up to sixteen petals per flower.
This fragrant plant is considered to be a medium to large spread lotus having their leaves approximately twelve to fourteen inches and their leaves growing between eighteen to twenty inches across. It has a dwarf to small spread. This plant is usually suitable for both large and small sized ponds.
Planting of the tulip lotus may include the use of plant bags. Each tulip lotus plants tubers is planted with their growing tips facing down and an aquatic media is added to the tuber. Their roots are allowed to spread with the crown just below the soil surface.
Ones your lotus plant has blossomed, it is important that it is trimmed just as its flowers and leaves begin to turn brown. Tulip lotus plants that are being planted in planting containers are trimmed for approximately one to two feet before they are gently lowered into the water. All lotus plants submerged before winter must be forced back up immediately ice has thawed, and before any plant growth commences.