Perry’s Giant Sunburst Lotus


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LARGE + IN CHARGE! This lotus is huge and needs room to spread out and provide it’s magnificent display! Don’t forget this classic of the lotus world!

YELLOW RAYS OF SUNSHINE! Mirrors of the sun, these powerful blooms light up even the darkest corner of a pond! Absolutely stunning!

FAST-GROWING, WINTER HARDY PERENNIAL! Plant your tuber in May, and be rewarded with lush parasol-shaped foliage & large flowers by mid summer! Lotus grow wonderfully in a variety of conditions & spring back to life for many years to come!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our lotus are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your tuber is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

‘Perry’s Giant Sunburst’ is a large-flowered lotus that typically grows 4-6′ tall. It features large, cupped, very fragrant, double, yellow flowers. One of the most highly-prized lotus in any collection with this big sunny, classic yellow rays of sunshine! This is a large lotus so it needs extra room. A very free flowering lotus, the blooms can be as large as 8″ to 12,” and its waxy green foliage helps to create a magnificent display!


  • Cultivar name: Nelumbo nucifera ‘Perry’s Giant Sunburst’ 
  • Bloom color: Creamy yellow
  • Bloom width: 10 – 12”
  • Bloom time: Summer
  • Flower type: Single
  • Recommended pot size: 20”
  • Plant height: 4 – 6’
  • Water depth: 12 – 18”
  • 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.