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Little Raspberry Lewisia

Lewisia longipetala 'Little Raspberry'
SKU: HC018019
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
Lewisia longipetala 'Little Raspberry' (Bitterroot) packs a punch of pure raspberry color in late spring, and again during late summer, feeding bees and butterflies. Plus, songbirds love its seeds. Spectacular in flower, long-lived, and unique, this resilient native cultivar thrives in fast-draining gravelly sites and low fertility soil. With its compact form and bright blooms, ‘Little Raspberry’ will wake up rock or alpine gardens, xeriscapes, sidewalk gardens, and containers.
key features
Botanical Name
Lewisia longipetala 'Little Raspberry'
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Long Bloom Time, Evergreen, Container Planting, Rock Gardens, Erosion Control
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
6-8" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring then again in late summer


Lewisia longipetala 'Little Raspberry' (Bitterroot) is a treasured rock garden perennial with fleshy rosettes of evergreen leaves. If it’s time to up your game with water saving plants, give beautiful Lewisia a try! Good drainage and lean soil is a must for Lewisia, so tuck them into rock walls or the edge of a rock garden where you can enjoy the flowers. Plant ‘Little Raspberry’ on a slope or rocky area where it can help with erosion control, anchoring the soil beneath it. Pollinator favorites and deer resistant, these hardy plants are long-lived when happy. Native to the rocky slopes of western North America, Lewisia is a resilient native perennial that thrives in fast-draining gravelly sites and low fertility soil. Plant Lewisia in full sun or morning sun and afternoon shade. Good drainage and lean soil are the keys to success with these plants, but water when flowering. Thanks to its compact form, it makes a lovely container plant too, just be sure to keep the soil lean and use a gravel mulch. Plant it with Aubrieta, Sedum, Sempervivum, and compact Penstemon.
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