Lewisia longipetala Snowberry

Lewisia longipetala Snowberry

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Description

White flowers with a hint of pink when ageing.

This variety was showcased by us in 2017 at RHS Chelsea as a contender for plant of the year and made it into the top 20 short list.  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: ( white )

Flower Colour: white

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

White flowers with a hint of pink when ageing.

This variety was showcased by us in 2017 at RHS Chelsea as a contender for plant of the year and made it into the top 20 short list.  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: ( white )

Flower Colour: white

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

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Position

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Flower Colour

5 reviews for Lewisia longipetala Snowberry

4.8
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  1. Jonathan Howell (verified owner)

    Excellent plants and service as always. Thank you.

  2. John H. (verified owner)

    Large, super quality plant.

  3. John Sporle (verified owner)

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  5. MARTIN CARRIER (verified owner)

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