P. A suitable alpine or rockery plant. Give it a sunnyin well-drained, lime-free loam and sand mixed with good . One species, rediviva, often looks dead after flowering, but is only dormant. The large pink, stemless blooms appear in early summer. Protect in winter from excess moisture by covering with a pane of glass. This species is the State Flower of Montana, U. S. A. The are eaten by the Indians. Height about 5 in. Lewisias do well in crevices in a dry wall, provided there is a sufficiency of loamy soil behind. A race of hybrids raised by crossing various species is offered by a number of nurserymen. They are rather easier than most of the species, given lime-free soil, a sunny and perfect . The appear in profusion on 1 ft. high branching in various shades of pink, salmon and red.
is the best means of increase and should be sown in a warm in spring.