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Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum'

Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum' - Lewisia

More About Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum'

  • Cotton candy pink, star-shaped flowers
  • Narrow, evergreen, succulent foliage
  • Use in rock gardens, for rock walls, or scree(alpine) gardens
  • Compact, growth habit
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
  • Flower Height: 17 cm
  • Foliage Height: 15 cm
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

15-20 cm

Colour:

Pink

Lewisia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a dry, well-drained, sandy soil, in full sun. Lewisia requires excellent drainage to survive and often winter wet will cause the demise of these perennials. Removing spent flowers will encourage a rebloom, and improve overall appearance.  A deep taproot perennial that shouldn't be moved once established. 

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Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging