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Lewisia columbiana

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Lewisia columbiana
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Lewisia columbiana

Species Name: Lewisia columbiana
Common Name: Cliff Maiden

Showy perennial, wonderful in rock gardens or in containers. Candy pink to violet blue flowers. Withers under dry conditions but revives with watering. Good drainage a must.

Plant Family: Portulacaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x 8 in. W
Growth Habit: Rosette
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Shade to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Pale pink to violet
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Klamath Ranges
Natural Habitat: Granite slopes, cliffs; elevation 6,300'- 6,900'

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