The Suburban News or Westside News has recently published a comprehensive article on Larry's 2014 trip to Tieling China. The article also introduces readers to lotus and growing them in the Rochester area. http://www.westsidenewsny.com/features/2014-08-25/love-of-lotus-leads-to-presentation-in-china/ … [Read more...] about Bergen Water Gardens – Lotus, China & the News
In July 2014 I had the pleasure of joining the National Lotus Exhibition in Tieling China. I also had the honor and privilege of presenting to this group about American lotus - the first American ever to do so in their 28 year history. Tieling was selected as this year's site due to the restoration and 'development' of a major wetlands within its boundaries. The local government did a superb effort with this project. The organizers of this meeting provided a flawless meeting, with excellent … [Read more...] about 2014 – 28th National Lotus Exhibition by China Flower Association: Tieling China
A successful lotus meeting was just completed at Chenshan Botanical Gardens in Shanghai China in late November 2013. Complete details may be found here: http://www.nelumbolotus.com/enews.asp?id=51&type=Latest … [Read more...] about 1st Symposium on Lotus Breeding and International Nelumbo Registration
September 2013 has proven to be a rather mild month with a good amount of sunshine. As a result not only are tropical waterlilies in bloom but hardy waterlilies and a few lotus. The mild trend as continued into October as well so I thought it would be helpful to share what is in bloom for customers looking for longer bloom cycles. … [Read more...] about End of September blooms – Looking Good!
Bergen Water Gardens is excited to introduce 7 new Chinese lotus to the Rochester area for 2013. They include: N. 'Drunken Concubine' (Guifei Zhuijiu) Size: Medium Color: Pink Flower: Single Light Pink with darker Pink Tips N. 'Golden Horse in Jade Palace' (Yutang Jin Ma) Size: Medium Color: White Flower: Double Large Flower that has a greenish tint … [Read more...] about New Chinese Lotus for 2013 (2013年中国莲花)
At Bergen Water Gardens we have just received another shipment of favorite lotus tubers for your pondscape. These lotus will be available by the end of May 2013 as young lotus plants. In this shipment we have N. 'Rosea Plena'. N. 'Charles Thomas', N. 'Mrs. Perry D. Slocum' and N. 'Perry's Giant Sunburst'. … [Read more...] about Healthy and Vigorous Lotus Tubers