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Lewisia cotyledon 'Elise Mixed' (Siskiyou Lewisia)

Siskiyou Lewisia 'Elise Mixed', Cliff Maids 'Elise Mixed'


Award-winning Lewisia cotyledon 'Elise' (Siskiyou Lewisia) is an evergreen perennial forming a pretty rosette of fleshy, spoon-shaped dark green leaves. In late spring and summer, occasionally later, it is topped with lovely, open sprays of brightly colored, funnel-shaped flowers. Opening in succession, the flowers range from pastel pink, rose, salmon, orange, white and yellow, and bicolor patterns. Unlike any current Lewisia cotyledon cultivars, 'Elise' blooms in the first season without a cold period and is exceptionally heat tolerant. Very easy to grow, 'Elise' is suitable for the rock garden, or in the crevices of a retaining wall. Wonderful in containers too!

  • Recipient of the coveted coveted Fleuroselect Gold Medal.
  • Grows up to 4-6 in. tall (10-15 cm) and 6-8 in. wide (15-20 cm)
  • Thrives in full sun to light shade in moderately fertile, neutral to acid, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Protect from winter wet
  • Perfect choice for rock gardens or containers.
  • Watch for aphids, slugs, snails and rot.
  • Propagate by seed or offsets.

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lewisia - Cliff Maids
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 4" – 6" (10cm – 15cm)
Spread 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Spacing 8" (20cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lewisia - Cliff Maids
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 4" – 6" (10cm – 15cm)
Spread 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Spacing 8" (20cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden

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