Chu Chu Lotus

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A SACRED FAVORITE! With delightful emerald green leaves, this dwarf, lustrous lotus is a prolific bloomer & perfect for small ponds & containers!

FREE FLOWERING! Produces an abundance of spectacular brilliant-red pointed petals featuring a golden seed head & shining stamens which pollinators adore!

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 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!

‘CHU CHU’ is a wonderful dwarf lotus that is a worldwide bestseller! The shining, pointed petals are a brilliant red decorated with a unique blonde receptacle/seed head which adds eye-catching interest and a splash of bright golden color! While the foliage remains an easily manageable 1 – 2 feet in height, the flowers are small and prolific! ‘Chu Chu’ is perfect for containers & ponds of all sizes!


  • Common Name: Chu Chu lotus
  • Botanical name: Nelumbo nucifera ‘Chu Chu’
  • Bloom color: Brilliant Red
  • Bloom width: 5-8 inches
  • Bloom time: Mid-Late Summer
  • Flower type: Single
  • Recommended pot size: 16 inches
  • Plant height: Small; 1.5 – 2 feet
  • Water depth for mature plant: 10 – 14 inches  
  • 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.