|Scientific Name: Nelumbo nucifera|
|CULTIVAR NAME: Xishangmeishao|
ALTERNATE NAME: Joyful eye
|INITIAL FLOWERING DATE: June 20|
|END FLOWERING DATE: July 14|
|FLOWER FORM**: |
Double (12-24 petals)
Multi-petalled (over 24 petals)
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|AVERAGE FLOWER NUMBER: 5|
|AVERAGE FLOWER DIAMETER: 8 cm. (3")|
|AVERAGE LEAF DIAMETER: 17 x 14 cm. (7 x 6")|
|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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