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Lewisia tweedyi 'Rosea' (Tweedy Lewisia)

Tweedy Lewisia 'Rosea'


Incredibly eye-catching, Lewisia tweedyi 'Rosea' (Tweedy Lewisia) is an evergreen perennial forming a large rosette of fleshy, obovate green leaves, often suffused with purple. In mid to late spring, it is topped with pretty sprays of deep rose, funnel-shaped flowers, adorned with pale yellow stripes along each glistening petal. Very easy to grow, Lewisia tweedyi 'Rosea' is suitable for the rock garden, or in the crevices of a retaining wall.

  • Grows up to 3-8 in. tall and wide (7-20 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 sown in pots in a cold frame in autumn. Propagate by removing offsets in early summer.
  • Native to British Columbia and Washington State.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 7
Heat Zones 1 – 7
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, A2, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lewisia - Cliff Maids
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Height 3" – 8" (7cm – 20cm)
Spread 3" – 8" (7cm – 20cm)
Spacing 8" (20cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 7
Heat Zones 1 – 7
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, A2, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Lewisia - Cliff Maids
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Height 3" – 8" (7cm – 20cm)
Spread 3" – 8" (7cm – 20cm)
Spacing 8" (20cm)
Water Needs Low
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden

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