The red lotus is the symbol of the heart's original nature. It is the lotus of love, compassion, passion, activity and all the qualities of the heart. It is the lotus of Avalokitesvara. (Red Lotus Flower Reflections on Green Background by Bahman Farzad)
Manihot grahamii - Hardy Tapioca plant - I had just seen this unusual leaf that i loved & surprise , Samantha in GA sends asst seeds & this is one of them. I'll read up about how & when to plant seeds.