Common name: Red tiger lotus
Origin: East Africa, Southeast Asia
This color variety of the tiger lotus produces leaves that vary from a light green-red with reddish speckles to a darker green-brown with red speckles. It makes a good centerpiece and contrasts well with both tall, bushy, or small-leaved background plants and smaller foreground plants.
Maximum height: Will grow to the surface Growth rate: Moderate to Fast Area: Background, Midground Light: Bright to Very Bright Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Propagation: From daughter plants on runners Difficulty: 2, 3
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