Hybrid Mix Lewisia
Lewisia cotyledon 'Hybrid Mix'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Though not yet endangered in the wild, the narrow niche of this species is leading to dwindling native populations.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Compact growth 6 to 12 inches tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through summer|
|Design Ideas||These 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Rock Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||These 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