Lotus blossoms differ from a lily by their height off the water. Whereas lilies can rest on the water or just above, lotus can rise several feet above. As a lotus is able to emerge from muddy waters, un-spoilt and pure, it's considered to represent a w
♥ flowers of a lovely blue. Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica) other common names Virginia cowslip, lungwort oysterleaf, Roanoke bells, this mid-spring flowering plant is native to moist woodland in eastern North America.
A stunning green and blue jungle of gorgeous lotus plants beckons the viewer into it's cool and inviting depths. In this watercolor by artist Marlies Merk Najaka, shadow and light serve to accentuate the unique beauty of the lotus plant.