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Lotus ‘Apricot Pink’

Lotus ‘Apricot Pink’

Bill Bancroft briefly introduces us to one of the newly imported Chinese Lotus “Apricot Pink”. Beginning as a pink flower upon opening it fades in the sunlight more to a cream or white lotus by the time each bloom is nearly finished. Apricot Pink is a wonderful bloomer and can bloom from 6 weeks after […]

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Lotus at Auburn with Warner

Lotus at Auburn with Warner

Here is a video of some of the lotus Warner is growing at Auburn. Here Warner explains to me the varieties and growing procedures this year in one of many spots on Campus containing Lotus. Make sure volume is on. Learn more about Warner and he Auburn lotus in Issues 2 & 3 of the […]

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LOTUS Issue

LOTUS Issue

Tim Davis has recently published the 2nd quarter IWGS Journal for 2010 and a few of my photos from my southern trip were used. I hope to visit Auburn and Ten Mile Creek again. Everyone including Warner, Bills, Laura, and Steve let me in on some great lotus learning and shared so many new varieties […]

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Laura Introduces Lotus: ELITE RED

Laura Introduces Lotus: ELITE RED

    Turn on your volume Enjoy in High Definition Lotus Elite Red and others for sale at www.PondMegastore.com February-July 1st

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Pack your bags, the China Exploration is about to begin.

Pack your bags, the China Exploration is about to begin.

         If you would like a rare and exciting trip to the ancient gardens of the world Consider the Chinese Lotus Exploration. Two events, one in July and one in August. I will refer you back to the January article HERE. But for more information contact : Warner Orozco-Obando Auburn Lotus Research Project Department of […]

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LOTUS SHIPPING NOW

Lotus are sent only in the spring. Freight to nurseries and tubers to homeowners. Anyone can grow their own lotus in 6-10 weeks in the USA and if planted in a pot in the pond it should come back every year. Here are some lotus available now. Notice the growing tips on the tubers have many […]

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Cooking With Lotus

Coming this June we will ask Warner about his travels to Asia and the culinary experiences with lotus. The tubers which resemble the seed heads with the hollow areas and flower-like pattern are starchy and used throughout Asia in a little more enjoyable starch similar to a potato but with even more variety and of […]

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Current Events involving the Lotus

“About the Lotus“, co-author Paula Biles has added me to her list of people she shares current events from around the world involving the Lotus. Since the news may involve more than one story I decided to gather the happenings over the last few weeks and share them under this new headline.   If you have read the book or […]

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Did you see a Waterlily or Lotus

Here is the video Ryan put together for us last summer. I thought it might be helpful for some new water gardners this spring. Lotus are tall and stand high out of the water and for the most part lilies pads grow to just about the surface and sit there with flowers inches out of […]

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Experts Grant Mitchell & Warner Orozco-Obando

Experts Grant Mitchell & Warner Orozco-Obando

. . 2010 Eastern China Lotus Exploration & Water Garden Tour With Grant Mitchell and Warner Orozco-Obando July 15-30 and Aug 3-17th 2010 Please contact if interested!    Day 1 : Arrive Guanzhou Bai Yun Airport transport to hotel    Day 2 : Day excursion to Lotus Mountain gardens. This garden is about 100 acres and includes […]

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