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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
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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 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