Dripping Dew Lotus


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SENSATIONAL FLOWERS! Free flowering variety that gifts an abundance of long-lasting, vibrant pink flowers which hold their shape exceptionally well!

BUDDING BEAUTY! Even the flower buds are beautiful! Voluptuous, round purple buds are the perfect opening act for the spectacular blooms!

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 foliage which adds 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!

‘Dripping Dew’ is a freshly-named medium sized lotus that is known for exceptional flowering! The superb flowers open a lively, bright pink hue which gently fades to a shade of blush-pink over a few days! Many layers of various sized petals make for an intricate double flower which is longer-lasting than many other lotus varieties! This lotus typically does not set seed, but instead produces plump, yellow-green petaloids in the center of the flower–an interesting complement to the gorgeous flowers!


  • Cultivar name: Nelumbo ‘Dripping Dew’ (Lu Hua Nong) 
  • Bloom color: Pink
  • Bloom width: 3-5 in. 
  • Bloom time: Mid-Late Summer
  • Flower type: Double
  • Recommended pot size: 20” wide
  • Plant height: Medium; 2-4 ft. 
  • Water depth for mature plant: 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.