|'Little Plum' Bitter Root|
Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum'
Dark green, lanceolate, basal leaves grow in small clumps bearing delightful 8-petaled deep-pink flowers from May through July.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: cushion mound or small clump
Plant Use: Rock gardens.
Width: Minimum: 4 inches Maximum: 6 inches
Foliage Texture: medium
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5
Water Requirements: low
Additional Comments: Requires well-drained soil. Native to the Northwest, Lewisia was named after Merriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.