Hybrid Mix Lewisia

Lewisia cotyledon 'Hybrid Mix'

An enchanting perennial with dainty, daisy-like blooms held in airy clusters and succulent evergreen foliage. Requires excellent drainage and dry soil after flowering. Just the right plant tucked into rock gardens, borders or used as edging.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationlo-WEE-se-a
LoreThough not yet endangered in the wild, the narrow niche of this species is leading to dwindling native populations.
Average Size at MaturityCompact growth 6 to 12 inches tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through summer
Design IdeasThese small western wildflowers demand rock garden conditions. Outcroppings with perfect drainage or spots in dry stone walls are idea. May do well on banks and slopes or a cliff face if fissures for anchorage are available. Grows on mounds and elevated plantings if soil mix is right.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseRock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsThese little succulents belong with other alpines such as Hartweg Penstemon, (Penstemon hirsutus), Bronze Carpet Stonecrop, (Sedum spurium 'Bronze Carpet'), Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox, (Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue') and Pasque Flower, (Anemone pulsatilla).

Provide a loose, well-drained soil in full sun. Follow a regular watering schedule, but protect from excessive winter moisture. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8

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