by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This past weekend, when I was in New York City, I got to taste a plant I’ve often enjoyed looking at, but never eaten — the lotus. Each May, Lake Sydnor is filled with the white-pink blooms of the famed lotus, Nelumbo nucifera ‘Mrs. Perry […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden It probably seems like I say each bloom here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is my favorite. And it is true, for each season, each month, each moment, I do have a favorite flower. The sacred lotus is one that I look forward to each […]
Photos by Albert Brian Vick, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator Text by Albert Brian Vick & Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator The sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) is blooming at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Mystical, majestic and magnificent with a magical fragrance. Apparently all parts are edible, but there’s more than […]