Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum'
Long-Petalled Lewisia

 

Montiaceae

 

Height:  10 - 15 cm
Flower colour: salmon pink - mauve

Flowering time:   late June - July

Sunlight:  sun

Soil:  well drained, gritty

pH: acid - neutral - alkaline 

Hardiness:  sensitive to winter wet, winter protection 

 

Plant range:  the species is native to mountains in California and Oregon

 

 

Alpine plant that
needs sharp drainage,
preferably on a slope.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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