Gorgeous Lotus


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GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GORGEOUS! As the name implies Gorgeous is absolutely breathtaking. The fuschia red blooms have thousands of petals that draw you in. The tips of the petals near the center have white streaks adding EVEN MORE interest to an already incredible bloom. The center seed pod is a beautiful bright gold. It’s no wonder why pollinators love this lotus so much.

EASY AS PIE! Gorgeous is known as an easy going grower. It produces beautiful leaves and wonderful blooms with no effort from you. Just give it some sun, fertilize twice a month and Gorgeous will do all the work producing beauty in your backyard!

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!

One of the easiest to grow lotus and the easiest on the eyes, ‘Gorgeous’ is everything its name implies! Leaves and blooms galore! When it first blooms, the petals are very red and then it softens as the flower ages. Golden yellow receptacles and lovely seed pods, it’s perfect for the water garden and cut flower displays!


  • Common name: lotus, Mei Yan
  • Botanical name:  Nelumbo nucifera
  • Bloom Color: Red
  • Flower Typer: Multi-petal, more than 50 petals
  • Plant height: Tall, 48” and taller
  • Pot Size: 20”
  • Water Depth: 12 – 18” deep
  • Light requirements: 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.