Charming Lips Lotus


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RARE BLOOMS! Charming Lips have a peculiar quality when it comes to blooms. Instead of the bloom opening fully it only slightly opens its petals. This makes for a very interesting viewing experience. Each petal is a creamy yellow body with pink tips, making it mesmerizing to look at.

LOW TEMPS AND HUMIDITY! Charming Lips is unique because unlike other lotus it thrives in climates with lower temperatures and lower humidity. Perfect for lotus lovers in the North!

READY-TO-PLANT TUBER! You will receive one live lotus tuber ready to plant! Follow our simple planting instructions included, and watch your tuber spring to life!

EXTRAORDINARY LEAVES! Lotus plants feature an incredibly unique, parasol-shaped arial leaves which add exotic beauty while shading the pond and sheltering your prized fish!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our lotus are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your tuber is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

Charming Lips is unique in more ways than one. Each petal has a cream yellow body with pink piping along the tips. It also doesn’t open like your everyday lotus, it only parts ever so slightly making it extra mesmerizing to look at with the pink tips. Charming Lips also thrives in less humidity and cooler temperatures than most lotus making it perfect for people who don’t have the high humidity of the south. Charming Lips is a medium size lotus that grows between 2 and 4 feet tall making it the perfect fit for any size space in your garden.


  • Cultivar name: Nelumbo Nucifera Hong Chun
  • Bloom color: Versicolor Cream and Pink
  • Bloom width: 5” – 7”
  • Bloom time: Mid-Late Summer
  • Flower type: Multi-petal, more than 50 petals
  • Recommended pot size: 20”
  • Plant height: Medium 24” – 47” 
  • Water depth: 10 – 14” 
  • Light requirement: Full Sun 
  • USDA hardiness zones: 4-11

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS: It is important to handle your lotus tuber with care and not disturb or break the growing tips. Refrigerate your tuber until you are ready to plant. Do not fertilize until you see the first arial leaf, and fertilize lightly until maturity. When mature, a lotus flowers best with regular fertilization. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.