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Lewisia cotyledon Sunset Group
Common Name: Lewisia Family: Portulacaceae (The Portulaca or Purslane Family)

Lewisia cotyledon Sunset Group
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Notes:
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 brilliantly coloured flowers which, in the Sunset Group, consists of oranges, salmons and pinks. 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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourOrange 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeLate Spring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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