Momo Botan Lotus


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PHENOMENAL FLOWERS! ‘Momo Botan’ is prized for its impressive and fragrant flowers! Chock full of vibrant rosy-pink petals, this is a perfect showpiece specimen!

TIME-TESTED BEAUTY! This is a time-tested and well-loved lotus! It was one of the first Asian lotus hybrids ever introduced to the US!

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!

‘Momo Botan’ is one of the smaller varieties we offer, making it the perfect pick for ANY sized pond or patio pot! Despite its shorter stature, this variety produces large specimen blooms! The elaborate flowers feature countless vibrant pink petals edged in showy red! Interestingly, ‘Momo Botan’ was one of the first Asian lotus varieties that was brought to America, giving it a rich history! This cultivar has an espcially long blooming season, and it is also one of the most fragrant lotus varieties available!


  • Cultivar name: Nelumbo ‘Momo Botan’
  • Bloom color: Pink
  • Bloom width: 4-6 in. 
  • Bloom time: Mid-Late Summer
  • Flower type: Double
  • Recommended pot size: 16”
  • Plant height: Small; 1-2.5’
  • Water depth for mature plant: 5-7”
  • 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.