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PlantFiles: Meadow Lotus
Lotus formosissimus

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lotus (LO-tus) (Info)
Species: formosissimus (for-mo-SIS-ee-mus) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Richmond, California



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