Gustavia augusta – Heaven Lotus (check back in June)

$50.00

This is a rarely offered, small tropical tree that rewards you with spectacular large lotus-like flowers with a sweet fragrance. This is a very unique and unusual tree, perfect for collectors.

 

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Description

I recommend for experienced gardeners only.
Customer assumes all risks; no refunds or replacements as we cannot produce this plant in quantity and it is rare.

A rare, tropical plant from Brazil. The flowers are really neat and beautiful! They have big white petals and the middle is pink and yellow. The middle crown is so interesting, it even looks like something good enough to eat. The flowers have a sweet fragrance. The leaves are also pretty big. This small tree likes filtered light to partial sun, average water and fertilizer.

FAMILY : Lecythidaceae
ORIGIN : Brazil
MATURE SIZE : up to 10′
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : filtered light to partial sun
WATER REQUIREMENTS : average
MIN. TEMP. : protect from freezing if possible, but mature plants can take low 30’s for a short period of time
FLOWER : spring when mature, fragrant

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 10 × 25 in
Gardino Nursery