Scientific Name: Lewisia cotyledon (incl. hybrids) Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:lewisiaTexture:Medium
Family Name:MontiaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Succulent or Cacti Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Leathery, Succulent, Lustrous, Oblanceolate, Spatulate, Entire
Flowers: Corymb, (Floriferous), Yellow, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, Dark-red, Magenta, May- Jun- Jul
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Container planting, Rock garden, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves thick, fleshy, spoon-shaped, to 9 cm long, in a basal rosette; florets with 7 to 13 showy petals clustered on short stalks.