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Siskiyou Lewisia in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Lewisia Cotyledon

 

Siskiyou Lewisia

Lewisias form a dense rosette of mid-green fleshy leaves. The flowers have many petals, and are in a range of colours, on 8" stems. The main requirement to grow these alpine plants is good drainage.

 
plant Features
  • Siskiyou Lewisia likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Siskiyou Lewisia likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Siskiyou Lewisia is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Siskiyou Lewisia likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Siskiyou Lewisia

Latin name

Lewisia Cotyledon

type

Alpine perennial

family

Montiaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Siskiyou Lewisia likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Siskiyou Lewisia is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Siskiyou Lewisia likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Siskiyou Lewisia likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Siskiyou Lewisia is 0.10meters x 0.25meters 0.10 M 0.25 M

Lewisia Cotyledon

Lewisias form a dense rosette of mid-green fleshy leaves. The flowers have many petals, and are in a range of colours, on 8" stems. The main requirement to grow these alpine plants is good drainage.


Flowering Season

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

The flowers, which are funnel-shaped, 1.5-2.5cm in width, appear in open sprays on stems about 20 cms. in late Spring to early Summer.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant Lewisia in early spring. Outdoors, set them in a well drained sunny position in rich soil containing plenty of gravel. The essential requirement for growing Lewisia is free-draining soil

 
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