Lewisia


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lewisia

(luːˈɪsɪə)
n
(Plants) any of various perennial herbs of the genus Lewisia of the family Portulacaceae, which are native to western North America and which have pink or white flowers
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Noun1.lewisia - genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowersLewisia - genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, purslane family - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
Lewisia cotyledon, siskiyou lewisia - evergreen perennial having a dense basal rosette of long spatula-shaped leaves and panicles of pink or white-and-red-striped or pink-purple flowers; found on cliffs and in rock crevices in mountains of southwestern Oregon and northern California
bitterroot, Lewisia rediviva - showy succulent ground-hugging plant of Rocky Mountains regions having deep to pale pink flowers and fleshy farinaceous roots; the Montana state flower
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Bitterroot's Latin name, Lewisia rediviva, translates to Lewis revived.
Here he is trying Gentian, Primula, Penstemon, Incarvillia, dwarf Mecanopsis, Allium, Platycodon, Arisaema and Lewisia. Some he keeps in pots so that they can be moved into winter shelter if needed.
Other worthy candidates are drought-resistant species like Lewisia, Angelina sedum, red bird of paradise, blue star juniper, Russian sage and yellow alyssum.
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The meadows consisted of forbs (for example, Triteleia ixioides, Lewisia nevadensis, Rumex salicifolius, Achillea lanulos, Veratrum californicum, Mimulus primuloides), grasses (Achnatherum lettermanii, Poa pratensis, Deschampsia cespitosa, Holcus lanata), sedges (Carex rostrata, C.
A DRY stone wall, especially if it's northfacing, will not only provide nooks and crannies for insects, amphibians and small mammals to nest, overwinter and hide but it's the perfect home for displaying groundhugging rockery plants like lewisia, aubrieta, saxifrage and sempervivum.
I personally love the alpines which give plenty of colour, including phlox, aubrieta, lewisia and armeria, but if you are a sucker for succulents such as houseleeks (sempervivum) make sure your drainage is good or they won't last the course.
(reporting that the Lewisia congdonii is threatened and endangered); Ed