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
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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