Lewisia cotyledon


  • FastraX perennial: First year flowering without vernalization
  • Fleuroselect Gold Medal winners in the series
  • Long flowering season
  • Heat and drought tolerant
  • Lighting up beds, containers and rock gardens
Crop Time
Spring: 4 - 5 months
6 ″ / 14 cm
Sun - Partial shade
Seed Form
Heat Zone
Hardiness Zone
Best Uses
Bedding, Rockery

Culture guide


Potting: 4-5.5”

Sow time

18-22 weeks from sowing to flower


14-21 days, Temperature: 68- 72 °F (20- 22 °C) (do not pre-chill)
Soil: well-drained medium, pH 5-6

Growing on

Temperature: 62-68 °F (17-20 °C) In wks 10-18 raise temps to 68-72 °F (20-22 °C) Keep slightly moist, avoid excessive watering.

Stage I Starts with the radicle breaking through the testa. The roots are touching the medium. Ends with fully developed cotyledons.
Stage II Starts from fully developed cotyledons. Ends with the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair.
Stage III Starts from the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair and ends with 80% of the young plants being marketable.
Stage IV All young plants are ready for sale and in the process of being hardened off. This stage lasts about 7 days.

The cultural recommendations are based on results from trials conducted under Central European conditions. Different conditions in other parts of the world may lead to deviations in results achieved.

Colors of the series