Nelumbo 'Mankala Pathum' Pink Bowl Water Lotus
Wow! If you want the best in a tiny lotus, look no further! Mankala Pathum is a bowl lotus with double petal pink blooms, starting very early and continuing all summer long. One of the very best in a small lotus, and a top bloomer among all lotus! Miniature lotus tend to be very temperamental -- Mankala Pathum is the toughest miniature we've had the pleasure of growing.
SIZE: SMALL (Height 1', Dwarf 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 8" (Maximum water depth is for mature lotus)
USDA HARDINESS ZONES: 4-11
Lotus are sold as bare root tubers, or sometimes later in the Spring as runners with small leaves. The growing points are fragile, and must be handled very carefully.
For planting instructions see our: Planting Instructions for Hardy Water Lotus.