Nelumbo sp. 'Charles Thomas'
Nelumbo'Charles Thomas.' An excellent medium to large cultivar. Ideal for a larger pool. Lavender-pink flowers 6-8". New flowers have a light licorice scent! On a dark night stars will be reflected in the water droplets collected on the large blue - green leaves. Leaves 14-22" provide cooling shade to fish below. Plant height is 2 - 3'. N. 'Charles Thomas' was the first lotus to receive a US patent (1986).