Pot up Lewisia plants into pots of free-draining compost, and grow Lewisia on in frost-free conditions until large enough to plant outside. When all risk of frost has passed and plants are well grown, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days. Plant Lewisia outdoors in light, well drained, neutral to acid soil that has been enriched with well rotted manure or garden compost. Choose a position in full sun in beds, borders, containers and rock gardens. Lewisias also thrive in the crevices of retaining walls.
Feed and water Lewisia plants regularly throughout summer. Deadhead faded Lewisia flowers frequently to encourage more blooms to be produced. Lewisia plants can be overwintered if protected from winter wet. This can be achieved by placing a piece of glass or plastic over the crown of the plant, raised on bricks or similar. Alternatively lift plants and keep them dry in a cold greenhouse.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
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Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.
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By geoff stonebanks 30-09-2015
Had these 2 years now and flowered beautifully in second year!
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad to hear that you have been happy with these plants and the fantastic display they have produced. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.
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