Lewisia cotyledon Hyb. ‘Sunset Strain’ | This hybrid selection has evergreen succulent foliage and showy, bold colored flowers in various colors. 10″ X 12” Grow in sun to part shade, in gritty, well-drained soil, topdress with grit. Does best with some afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Hardy to –10 degrees F. Portulacaceae
Pineapple mint plant growing in my front yard. It is a perennial here on the Oregon coast, but isn't everywhere. It is almost time to harvest it, just before it blooms when the flavor is the strongest. I will be hanging it in bunches upside down to dry, then storing it in a glass jar until I am ready to put it into tea bags. I use the iron-shut ones available at most health-food stores.
Lewisia cotyledon ‘Alba’ | The rare pure white flowering form has nice green, evergreen succulent rosettes. 10″ X 12” Grow in sun to part shade, in gritty, well-drained soil, topdress with grit. Keep on the dry side and does best with some afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Hardy to –10 degrees F. Portulacaceae
Trough Gardens-Lewisia-native American West flower late spring-early summer w/pink, rose, salmon, white, cream, or orange blooms distinctively striped. They don't tolerate moisture around their crowns, so mulch with gravel to promote drying. Size: 6-12" tall; 8-16" wide Zones: 4-8 Top Picks: Cotyledon Hybrids lewisia-northern California species-wide range of colors forms. Bitterroot bears solitary pink or white blooms.