Lotus / Zhaojun Look-Back Shadow (Zhaojun Gu Ying)

Zhaojun Look-Back Shadow
(Zhaojun Gu Ying)
Nelumbo nucifera

Hardy Plant Bloody Dock

Named after one of the four most famous beauties in China, Zhaojun was an Imperial Concubine who gave her life in exchange for the Emperor’s life when his wife became jealous. A beautiful multi-petaled small lotus of pure pink that holds its color.  Considered a bowl or mini lotus, this can also be grown in a larger pot for a bigger lotus.

Size: Mini/Small

Zone: 3 – 10

Light: Sun