Nelumbo Empress - Hardy Water Lotus
A large creamy white flower with purple tips, as well as a strong fragrance, is what you can expect from the Empress water lotus. Growing 3' to 4' tall the Empress water lotus can be considered a Medium to Large Lotus. If you are going to choose the Empress Lotus for your water garden you will want to make sure that you get plenty of sunlight and have room for a 4 1/2 gallon or larger planting container.
SIZE: LARGE (Height 3' to 4', Medium to Large Spread)
Planting Container: We recommend a 2 1/2 Gallon Solid Planting Container or a 4 1/2 Gallon Solid Planting Container.
Light Requirements: FULL SUN
WATER DEPTH: 3" TO 18" (Recommended water depth is for mature lotus)
USDA HARDINESS ZONES: 4-11
For planting instructions see our: Planting Instructions for Hardy Water Lotus.