Hardy Plants

Lewisia tweedyi

Type: fleshy, perennial herb
Family: Montiaceae
Color: salmon to yellowish-pink
Exposure: full sun, with some partial shade tolerated
Bloom Month: May to July
Height: 4-8”
Shape: basal-leaf rosette
Soil: very sharp drainage, root crown does not tolerate being wet
Moisture: drought tolerant
Origin: found in north-central Washington and adjacent Canada
Hardiness Zone: 4-7
Seeds: From seed or side shoot cuttings
Notes: Seeds are attractive to and dispersed by ants

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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