LEWISIA Sunset hybrids

Commonly known as Bitterwort

Pastel shades of apricot, orange & pink
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LEWISIA Sunset hybrids

Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £10.00 each , 3+ £8.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Evergreen
  • Orange
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Shades of orange, apricot to pink
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • Height
    To 30cm (12in)
  • Spread
    To 30cm (12in)
  • Alpine or rock plant These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump-forming perennial with thick, variably-shaped leaves.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - slugs and snails outside, aphids in glasshouse - prone to neck rot in wet conditions
  • Place of origin
    garden origin.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - compact panicles
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine) - produces many open funnel-shaped flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    humus-rich and with sharp drainage - grows naturally in rocky crevices
to 30cm (12in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  to 30cm (12in)

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