Common name: Lotus flower; Scientific name: Nelumbo nucifera; Family: Nelumbonaceae; Genus: Nelumbo.

Type: Aquatic perennial; Height: Up to 150cm; Flowering time: Summer; Flower colors: Pink, White.

The Pink Lotus is the National Flower of India. The roots of lotus are planted in the soil of the pond or river bottom, while the leaves float on top of the water surface.