Nelumbo nucifera varieties, most are for larger ponds.
'Alba Grandiflora' White, fragrant. 'Empress' White with blue edges, fragrant. 'Momo Botan' Deep pink, double, fragrant; small; useful for striking barrel gardens. 'Mrs. Perry D. Slocum' Changeable from pink to yellow to cream, very fragrant; hybrid N. nucifera, N. lutea; use in any sized pond, or in small containers. 'Rosea Plena' Deep rose pink, large flowers, very fragrant . 'Angel Wings' White, hybrid, great for barrel gardens. For images, see: http://www.plantanswers.com/lotus.htm
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Plants for Bog and Adjacent Areas