Splendid Sunset Lotus


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SPLENDID SUNSET! Named for the perfect sunset blooms! From crisp canary yellow to a more muted and subdued yellow and then beautiful blush pink on the tips and edges of every petal. Splendid Sunset will make any space come alive with the colors of twilight.

EYE CATCHER! The stunningly lush green foliage surrounds 3 foot high blooms that will catch everyone’s attention as soon as they walk in your space. Great for large areas that need a pop of color and intrigue.

NATURAL REFUGE! Throws vital, life-saving shade for fish and other pond life!

BRING THE SUNSET INSIDE! Lotus blooms make for long-lasting bouquet options! Just trim a lotus flower and you bring the beauty of the sunset indoors.

100% QUALITY GUARANTEED! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts! Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive & healthy!


  • Common name: Splendid Sunset lotus, Shao Ban Jin Xia
  • Botanical name:  Nelumbo nucifera
  • Bloom Color: Yellow with tinges of pink, Versicolor
  • Flower Typer: Single or few, less than 20 petals
  • Plant height: Medium, 24 – 47”
  • Pot Size: 20”
  • Water Depth: 12 – 18” deep
  • Light requirements: Full sun 
  • USDA hardiness zones: 4-11

Named ‘Splendid Sunset’ for a reason, this joyful lotus bursts into bloom with sunny-yellow petals that end in a blush of dark pink! The perfect specimen to set your cocktail next to while marveling at its golden receptacles and golden stamen. And with its medium frame, growing 2 – 3′ tall, it fits comfortably in most ponds and large containers! Like a summer’s sunset, this truly unique lotus will steal your water garden heart!

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.