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Lotus berthelotii | Pacific Nurseries

Lotus berthelotii

Common Name | Parrots beak
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Ground Cover
Lotus berthelotii is a distinctive and trailing evergreen plant that adds a burst of color and unique form to Bay Area gardens. It features small, silver-grey leaves that contrast with bright orange-red pea-like 1′ flowers that appear in spring. This award-winning plant prefers full sun and well-draining soil. It’s an excellent choice for cascading over a wall, used in hanging baskets, or as a small-scale ground-cover.

Lotus berthelotii

Attributes + Requirements

Evergreen
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Attracts Pollinators
Growth | 1-2′ High
Growth | 2-4 Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Orange Red
Moderate Water
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Well-Drained
Special Features = Trailing | Deer Resistant | Coastal Tolerant | Award Winner
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Lotus berthelotii
Sizes Grown | 1 gal

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“I love how Lotus berthelotii can spread out across a grade and spill over retaining walls to soften the edges. The bright scarlet flowers just pop against a dark organic backdrop like patinated steel.”
Brian Ott | Zenscape

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