Hardy Plants

Lewisia cotyleton

Type: Evergreen perennial herb
Family: Montiaceae
Color: usually white with dark pink stripes
Exposure: semi shade
Bloom Month: May to June
Height: 8”
Shape: basal rosette
Soil: Sandy loam, well drained; tolerates nutritionally poor soil
Moisture: moist; avoid winter wet
Origin: Western N. America – South British Columbia to Oregon
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Propagation: From seed
Notes: grows from a taproot; hermaphrodite

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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