Lewisia pygmaea
Alpine Lewisia

Montiaceae

 

Height:  15 -10 cm
Flower colour:  mauve

Flowering time: late June - July

Sunlight:  sun

Soil:  well drained, moist, gritty 

pH: súrt - hlutlaust - basískt

Hardiness:  sensitive to winter wet, needs winter protection


Plant range: screes and mountain meadows in NW-America, from Alaska south to

                      California

 

 

Alpine that needs
sharp drainage.
Thrives best on a steep slope.

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

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