Lewisia longipetala Little Plum

Lewisia longipetala Little Plum

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Description

Flowers start off apricot turning deep plum pink.

Perfect for the alpine garden or container these long leafed, fully hardy and free flowering varieties are a delight. The long foliage allows for drainage to occur even in the wettest of seasons so perfect for the average gardener that sometimes struggles with other forms.

Flowers: Spring-summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 15cm

Spread: 20cm

 

 

Common Name: Truckee lewisia

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Montiaceae

Foliage: lanceolate

Basic Colour: ( pink )

Flower Colour: pink

Natural Flowering: April – July

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 10cm

Soil Requirements:  average / moist / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies

Pruning: cut old flowers back to encourage more

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: California

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Description

Flowers start off apricot turning deep plum pink.

Perfect for the alpine garden or container these long leafed, fully hardy and free flowering varieties are a delight. The long foliage allows for drainage to occur even in the wettest of seasons so perfect for the average gardener that sometimes struggles with other forms.

Flowers: Spring-summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 15cm

Spread: 20cm

 

 

Common Name: Truckee lewisia

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Montiaceae

Foliage: lanceolate

Basic Colour: ( pink )

Flower Colour: pink

Natural Flowering: April – July

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 10cm

Soil Requirements:  average / moist / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: acidic / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies

Pruning: cut old flowers back to encourage more

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: California

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

,

Height

Planting area

, ,

Position

, ,

Flower Colour

13 reviews for Lewisia longipetala Little Plum

4.9
Based on 13 reviews
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  1. Alan Lloyd (verified owner)

  2. BARBARA ROSS (verified owner)

  3. James R. (verified owner)

    Excellent. My plants were despatched quickly and were well packaged. The plants were in good condition, and yes flowered within a couple of days of planting. I would not hesitate to use D’arcy and Everest again. Thank you.

  4. MARIA H. (verified owner)

    Healthy and growing well. Thank you.

  5. Sheila Coppard (verified owner)

  6. KAREN WHYBORN (verified owner)

  7. Judit S. (verified owner)

  8. Amy (verified owner)

    Very happy. Healthy plant

  9. Mary Uhl (verified owner)

  10. Lesley (verified owner)

    The plants were well packed and looked good when they arrived. I am looking forward to seeing the flowers in my little rockery.

  11. John Sporle (verified owner)

  12. Anonymous (verified owner)

  13. Anonymous (verified owner)

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