Often considered wrongly as a tropical, aquatic plant the lotus Nelumbo nucifera grows very well in France as long as the substrate is good and the soil is smooth and silty. They should be permanently immersed in non-stagnant water.
Bamboos and lotuses develop underwater
Like bamboos, the lotus develops underwater due to a system of rhizomes. The lotus is a symbol of purity.
Next to the lotus pond, the bonsais that we exhibit will delight both young and old. The traditional bonsai culture originates from China and Japan and demands knowledge and a lot of patience.
Did you know ?
The first bonsai were introduced in Europe at The Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1878.