Mystical Majesty

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 simple satisfaction in either the sight or aroma alone – and the combination is marvelous.

Sacred Lotus 1 (Nelumbo nucifera)

Sacred Lotus 2

Sacred Lotus 3

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