Lotus flower is the national flower of the Republic of China in 1964
Considered as floating and aquatic plants, they do best in still waters. Lotus flowers being classified as water plant, flowers and leaves rise above water with roots anchored under water. Waterlilies and lotus are a good choice for water gardens, the pink and white lotus flowers are the most popular and common around while the others are also attractive in various colors like; violet, orange, green and yellow to name a few.
Just a quick shot, 2 photos of Lotus flowers taken in Taiwan during my travel recently.