Crab Claws Red Lotus – Pre-Order


This item will be released May 15, 2023.

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**NOTE** This is a pre-order product. Shipping will begin when it is warm enough to safely ship your plant. CLICK HERE for estimated shipping dates.


LUSH, EMERALD FOLIAGE! Stunningly lush green foliage surrounds 4′ high blooms!

NEVERENDING BLOOMS! These bright, beautiful flowers far exceed all expectations!

NATURAL FLOATING REFUGE! Throws vital, life-saving shade for fish and other pond life!

UTTERLY UNIQUE SEED PODS! Red receptacles make for long-lasting, unique bouquet options!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEED! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts! Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive & healthy!


  • Common name: lotus, Xiezhua Hong
  • Botanical name:  Nelumbo nucifera
  • Bloom Color: Red
  • Flower Typer: Multi-petal, more than 50 petals
  • Plant height: Exquisite of Bowl Lotus (Micro, Mini), 6”-12” tall
  • Pot Size: 10”
  • Water Depth: 5 – 7” deep
  • Light requirements: Full sun 
  • USDA hardiness zones: 4-11


Dependable, lovely, and unusual, ‘Crab Claws Red’ is one of the best exquisite bowl-type for small containers Ð it bursts into bloom with bright red, double petals with white at the base! So unique and cheerful, it even has red seed pods, and complements nicely other micro-lotus or chartreuse-leaved plants. It flowers heavily and can be brought inside when in bloom! Only 12′ tall, it’s perfect for small – medium containers and smaller ponds!

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. 

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