I had the same problem, the plant just disintegrated after about two weeks and I was left with one little bit of the rhizome with three or four leaves. I left it alone and although the remaining plant did not die off it basically did nothing for 10 months. However in the last few...
When I first started using the internet in the 90's I was working in Saudi Arabia. Bahrah which is about 20 Km outside Jeddah on the old Mecca Road was were I was working so I adopted it as my user name.
It has been over two years, how did your detached Plant & Bulb fair?
I am keen to know as exactly the same thing has happen to me tonight when I was relocating my lotus.
I will be devastated if the plant dies now that it has become separated from the bulb as it has grown into a really...