Lewisia cotyledon Safira Series
Siskiyou lewisia Safira Series, Lewisia cotyledon Safira Collection
Variety or Cultivar
Safira Series _ Safira Series are compact, evergreen perennials with rosettes of fleshy, semi-glossy, spoon- or narrowly lance-shaped, dark grey-green leaves and short stems bearing clusters of open funnel-shaped, faintly striped, pink, purple-pink, reddish-pink, orange, or yellow flowers in late spring and early summer.
Orange, Pink, Yellow, Purplish-pink in Spring; Purplish-pink, Orange, Pink, Yellow in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Slugs , Snails , Vine weevil
Deadheading may encourage a second flush of flowers later in the growing season.
Purchased seed will come true to type. Lewisia species hybridize freely in culivation so seed collected where various Lewisia species or cultivars grow may not come true to type.
WHERE TO GROW
Lewisia cotyledon Safira Series (Siskiyou lewisia Safira Series) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.
Rock, Gravel, Drought Tolerant, Containers
Grow in moderately fertile, sharply drained, neutral to acid soil in partial shade. Protect from winter wet. Best in an alpine house, rock garden, or in crevices in a low wall. In an alpine house, grow in equal parts loam, sharp sand, and leaf mould.
North, South, East, West