|Scientific Name: Nelumbo nucifera|
|CULTIVAR NAME: Bi Lian|
ALTERNATE NAME: Bright green
|INITIAL FLOWERING DATE: June 10|
|END FLOWERING DATE: July 21|
|FLOWER FORM**: |
Double (12-24 petals)
Multi-petalled (over 24 petals)
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|AVERAGE FLOWER NUMBER: 11|
|AVERAGE FLOWER DIAMETER: 19 cm. (7.5")|
|AVERAGE LEAF DIAMETER: 37 x 31 cm. (15 x 12")|
|FLOWER POSITION RELATIVE TO LEAVES:|
|PLANT SIZE: (rounded to nearest cm or inch)|
|**Qichao, Wang and Zhang Xingyan. 2005. Lotus Flower Cultivars in China. China Forestry Publishing House. People's Republic of China. 296 p.|
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