Lewisia 'Ashwood Carousel Hybrids'

Lewisia ‘Ashwood Carousel Hybrids’

Bitter root

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does fruit in May

Plant does fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

  • Botanical name: Lewisia 'Ashwood Carousel Hybrids'
  • Common name: Bitter root
  • Family: Portulacaceae
  • Plant Type: Alpine, Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Orange

Peach

Pink

Purple

Red

White

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Bitter root, Lewisia cotyledon, is a hardy, compact alpine bearing masses of bursts of ornate, daisy-like flowers. It’s typically grown in alpine displays such as in rock gardens and containers.

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Lewisia Ashwood Carousel Hybrids are compact, alpine plants with flowers in a range of colours from orange, pink, white and yellow, above fleshy, evergreen foliage.

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For best results grow Lewisia Ashwood Carousel Hybrids in free-draining soil in full sun.

How to grow Lewisia 'Ashwood Carousel Hybrids'

  • Plant size

    10cm height

    25cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does fruit in May

Plant does fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

Lewisia 'Ashwood Carousel Hybrids' and wildlife

Lewisia 'Ashwood Carousel Hybrids' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Lewisia 'Ashwood Carousel Hybrids' poisonous?

Lewisia 'Ashwood Carousel Hybrids' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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