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PlantFiles Pictures: Sacred Water Lily, Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

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Northern Piedmont, NC
(Zone 7b)

August 6, 2003
2:04 AM

Post #605837

Sacred Water Lily, Lotus
Nelumbo nucifera

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Everson, WA
(Zone 8a)

August 6, 2003
6:56 AM

Post #606140

JJ, the color in this is absolutely breathtaking. What a wonderful photograph.


Newcastle, ON
(Zone 5a)

August 7, 2003
10:37 AM

Post #607354

oh yes..I agree..beautiful
misty pink and turquoise..almost irridescent!
Would love to see it open.


Newcastle, ON
(Zone 5a)

August 7, 2003
10:39 AM

Post #607357

oh..I just found it open..I clicked on the is just lovely..
Northern Piedmont, NC
(Zone 7b)

August 8, 2003
2:21 AM

Post #608116

Thanks all! I was so excited to see my first bud and watch it till it dropped it's petals. Truely beautiful at each stage of bloom.

February 14, 2004
7:04 PM

Post #781793

This is the most favourite flower for Hindu God and Godess. In Hindu mythology , it indicates Blue lotus used to be available in Manas Lake in Tribet. Have anybody seen any Blue Lotus?

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