Lewisia cotyledon


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Noun1.Lewisia cotyledon - 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
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Lewisia, Lewisia - genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers
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A FAMOUS rock star in gardening circles is Lewisia cotyledon. And the compact Ashwood Strains - which come in range of bright colours from white to yellow and orange to bright red - are the perfect choice for squeezing into shady rock crevices and the cracks in a dry stone wall.
The species, popular today, is Lewisia cotyledon, an evergreen alpine that likes acid soil.