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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
Plant Height: 4 to 8 inches (10-20 cm)
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 inches (15-20 cm)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Medicinal Herb
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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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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Courtesy Outsidepride
By vic
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 Photo Courtesy of Select Seeds. Used with permission.
By Joy
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Location: KALAMA WA
By Joy
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Location: Sherwood OregonDate: 2020-04-21
By Toni
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CarolineScott On March 19, 2018 Seeds sown
Winter sown onto vermiculite layer.
Kjskjg212 On May 14, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted in flower bed today.
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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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