Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain'

Lewisia cotyledon ‘Sunset Strain’

This is a PNW native and one that we can be proud of. Hardy, long blooming and low maintenance, so long as you can provide perfect drainage. Starts to bloom in May and still going in the middle of November for us. The 1″ flower colors in this one ranges from oranges to pinks and purples.

Pronunciation: lew-ISS-ee-uh kot-EE-lee-don

Species Meaning: small cup refers to the shape of the leaves

Lewisia cotyledon is native to Western U.S..

Cultivation Notes

Needs very good drainage.

In Our Garden

Plant ID: P19037

Found in Portal,

Along the small border that leads to the portal. Towards the beginning on the right.

We acquired this plant from Fred Meyer.

Family: Montiaceae

Genus: Lewisia

Species: cotyledon

Variety: Sunset Strain

Commonly known as: Siskiyou lewisia, Bitteroot

Height: <3ft

Spread: <3ft

Water Needs:
Summer - Low Water
Winter - Low Water
Sun Needs:
Full Sun
Soil Type:
Well-drained
Season of Interest:
Autumn
Summer

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