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Bitterroot

Lewisia cotyledon 'Elise'

Great for the urban garden, containers or rock garden. Pinwheels of succulent leaves will delight all season long with sumptuous shades of pastel flowers.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms late spring to early summer

Mature Height:

6-10 In

Hardiness Zone:

3-8 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 62-72° F in high light conditions, keep soil slightly moist allowing to dry between watering. Water management is key to Lewisia happiness. This plant has low fertility needs. Generally finish in 6-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water lightly and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Plants are heat and drought tolerant.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.