Thompson & Morgan
Rollover image for an enlarged view

Lewisia cotyledon 'Galaxy Mixed'

Hardy Perennial

Attractive, showy plants ideal for growing in rockeries or containers. Dense rosettes of foliage will produce flamboyant flowers in shades of rose-red, pink, salmon and orange. Protect plants from winter wet. Height: 15-30cm (6-12in)

Ideal For:
patio, alpine & rockery
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August, September
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (25 lewisia seeds)

    •  
    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £3.99
Sowing time: January to April.Prechill seed for 3 weeks.Sow seed on the surface of lightly firmed, moist seed compost in pots or trays. Cover with a fine sprinkling of vermiculite. After sowing, seal container inside a polythene bag and place the container and bag into a refrigerator (not freezer) for 3 weeks. After this cold period place the container to 10-15C (50-60F) until germination, which can take 1-3 months. Examine container regularly and carefully transplant individual seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots or trays. If germination has not occurred within this period, then repeat the cycle as shown above.

Grow young plants on in a cold frame before planting out the following spring 30cm (12in) apart in rich, light well-drained soil containing plenty of gravel, or into containers in full sun.

A collar of gravel around the plants will help against winter wet.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

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.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
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.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

Post a review
Title of review


Rating 1 2 3 4 5
Comment
You will be redirected to login/registration page to post your review.
Reviews are subjected to approval.