Here I am offering Seeds from Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Indian lotus, sacred lotus, and bean of India. This breath taking aquatic perennial is the national flower of India and Vietnam. It is a sacred plant for both Hindus and Buddhists. One of these seeds was recovered from a dry lakebed in China and carbon testing dated the seed as being at least 1000 years old; This seed germinated. This plant can regulate the temperature of its flowers, just like humans and other warm blooded animals can. The flower may do this to attract cold blooded insects that pollinate this plant. The young leaves, seeds, flowers, and roots are all edible. The stamens can be dried out and used to make a delicious tea. The fiber from this amazing plant can be used to make a type of fabric. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 8
I ship all orders out immediately as they are placed to make sure that everyone receives their seeds as soon as possible.
I ship all of my U.S. orders USPS-First Class with tracking.
International Shipping through USPS First Class Package Intl $4.95
WARNING: International seed orders take anywhere from 10 to 80 days to be delivered.
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Returns & exchanges
If you are having any buyers remorse after you make your purchase please just write "Return To Sender" on your package and give it back to your mailman. When your purchase returns here a couple days later I will give you a full refund. If you have opened your seeds and you want to return them, please mail them back to me here at:
Buy Rare Seeds 1395 27th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94122
I will give you a full refund immediately upon their arrival.
If you have already planted your seeds then it is too late to return them. Please be patient; Some seeds can take over a year before they finally find the proper conditions to germinate.