Dodecatheon meadia (Shooting Star)
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Dodecatheon meadia

Shooting Star

Clusters of white to lavender flowers with recurved petals nod on leafless stems attract bees and parasitic wasps. Very compact basal foliage tinged red.

Height: 12-18 in
Width: 6-8 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: April,May,June
Hardiness Zone: 2 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Dodecatheon meadia

Attributes

Spring Emphemerals

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

April
May
June

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Type

Umbel

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Slow