Lewisia (Lewisia cotyledon 'White Cloud')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences:Dry Mesic
Leaves:Evergreen
Inflorescence Type:Cyme
Underground structures:Taproot
Suitable Locations:Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses:Groundcover
Edible Parts:Roots
Eating Methods:Cooked
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances:Deer Resistant

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Date: 2017-03-06
By Paul2032
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Date: 2017-03-06
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Comments:
Posted by CarolineScott (Calgary - Zone 4a) on Mar 20, 2017 8:57 AM

I have Lewisia nevadensis as a winter sow.
It also gives white flowers.
I hope they are as nice as yours are!

I did not know that the roots are edible !

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