Nelumbo 'Sparks' Red Hardy Water Lotus
Sparks is a profuse bloomer with a delicate single bloom opening dark red, then lightening to a medium red. A good choice for containers or small ponds. Great for containers with or without a pond. Can easily be grown as a bowl lotus in a smaller pot.
SIZE: Small to Medium (Height 2' to 3', Small 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 12" (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.