Pink Pickerel Lotus
Category: Pond Plants
The Pink Pickerel is a variety of lotus plant that is ideal for cultivation in a two gallon container or more than that. These water gardening plants offer moderate flowers and they need manure tab for each month. The complete sun to complete shade is the light conditions, required for this lotus plant to grow efficiently and quickly.
The Pink Pickerel is a perennial pond plant with shiny green leaves and spikes of beautiful pink colored flowers in summer. This lotus plant variety is very tough and effortless to grow as long as it does not get dried out. The flowers of this water gardening plant look like hyacinth, and continue to blossom during the summer. The flowers of these lotus plants offer nectar for butterflies and bees and a home for frogs. The Pink Pickerel lotus plant is a gorgeous accumulation to any water garden.
The Pink Pickerel lotus plant variety attains the height, according to the varieties. The larger varieties of this lotus plant are capable of attaining the maximum height of 30 inches with the spread of 20 inches. On the other hand, the lower variety of the Pink Pickerel lotus plant is capable of growing to a maximum height of 18 inches with the spread of 12 inches. The blooming season of these green colored water gardening plants starts from the summer months and continue blooming until frost. This pot plant offers beautiful pink colored flowers with the moderate flower production. These plants are dark green plants.
Usually, these water garden plants need low maintenance because weeding, watering or mulching is not necessary. They will perk up the insect balance because they attract birds and helpful creatures, such as dragonflies and frogs in the garden. The micro-weather effect, of raising the dampness of the air about the pond, can be helpful to perk up pollination of subtropical foliage. These Pink Pickerel lotus plants themselves are extremely ornamental.