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Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain'

Also called Bitterroot


Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain' - Lewisia

More About Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain'

  • Star-shaped, flower clusters have a wide range of colours
  • Yellow, peach, salmon, orange and pink flowers
  • Evergreen, succulent foliage
  • Used in rock gardens, or scree(alpine)gardens
  • Bloom Time: May to July
  • Flower Height: 25 cm
  • Foliage Height: 20 cm
  • Flower size: 2.5 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

Multi-coloured
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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. 


Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Rebloomer
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Spring

Habit

Dwarf
Compact

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging