Lewisia (Lewisia cotyledon 'Elise')

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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 4 to 8 inches (10-20 cm)
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 inches (15-20 cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant

Lewisia Elise

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Location: Central NJ, Zone 7ADate: 2017-05-28Lewisia Elise
By Njiris
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Date: 2012-02-22Credt: Fleuroselect, used with permission
By SongofJoy
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 Photo Courtesy of Select Seeds. Used with permission.
By Joy
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Courtesy Outsidepride
By vic
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Plant Events from our members
MissMew On July 22, 2017 Obtained plant
Suzanne Vandermeer
MissMew On June 24, 2017 Transplanted
Transplanted from back main to front rock garden
MissMew On June 2, 2016 Obtained plant
CarolineScott On March 19, 2018 Seeds sown
Winter sown onto vermiculite layer.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Cactus garden! by engineer1984 Oct 25, 2015 9:18 PM 21
What seeds are you ordering this year? by luvsgrtdanes Feb 22, 2015 10:07 AM 78

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