Hun Zhong Lotus


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SPECTACULAR COLORATION! This lotus is prized for its vibrant rosy-pink flowers! A truly show-stopping red-pink hue perfect for brightening up any water garden!

TRADITIONAL ELEGANCE! Flowers feature a stunning single petal structure for a truly traditional & refined lotus look! Time-tested beauty that is sure to bring joy!

READY-TO-PLANT TUBER! You will receive one live lotus tuber ready to plant! Follow our simple planting instructions included with each purchase, 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!

‘Hun Zhong’ is a wonderful lotus prized for its vibrantly colored flowers! Blooms feature large, broad petals which are an exceptionally rich shade of rosy-pink! The single-petal, cup-shaped flower structure is elegant and traditional! The vibrant red-pink petals are complemented beautifully by a bright yellow center receptacle and frilly golden anthers which pollinators love!


  • Cultivar name: Nelumbo ‘Hun Zhong’
  • Bloom color: Red/Pink
  • Bloom width: 3-5 in.
  • Bloom time: Mid-Late Summer
  • Flower type: Single
  • Recommended pot size: 16 in. wide
  • Plant height: Small; 1-3 ft.
  • Water depth for mature plant: 5-7 in.
  • 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.