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Lewisia 'Little Plum'


Lewisia was first discovered by Lewis and Clark and the genus' beauty has delighted for more than 200 years since. The lovely little evergreen succulent rosettes are adorned in late spring with clusters of deep pink with orange highlights. Plants may rebloom later in the season. A native of alpine regions, Lewisia require good drainage and enjoy full to part sun. Plant them in containers, rock gardens and in the crevices of retaining walls.

Common Name: Lewisia

Family: Portulacaceae (The Portulaca or Purslane Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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