September 20th, 2011: Russian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera var. caspicum) by killdawa

Northern California, United States(Zone 9a)

The Bloom of the Day for September 20th, 2011 was Russian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera var. caspicum).

View the bloom of the day here:

Somerset, KY(Zone 6b)

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! I wish I had room here for a pond!

Christiana, TN(Zone 6b)

I believe you could probably grow it in a large tub, though it might need frequent (meaning yearly or every other year) dividing. Mine is in a small dug out pond about 5 feet wide and about 1.5-2 feet deep.

Phoenix, AZ(Zone 9a)

Wow - that is awesome!

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