Dodecatheon amethystinum

Dodecatheon amethystinum

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Amethyst Shooting Star Category:


 Please Note: Plants may go into summer dormancy during hot weather.

Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full-Shade
Height: 8″-16″
Color: Dark Pink
Bloom: May
Flowers: The 1″ nodding flowers have 5 backward pointing petals and 5 stamens.
Leaves: The 6″ basal leaves are toothless and lance-shaped.

Suggested Uses:

Shooting Stars are very beautiful and are a joyful addition to any woodland or rock garden.  They are Low growing and should be placed somewhere visable. They are particularly nice grown in an east facing garden or a garden with dappled sunlight.

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More Information:  These plants grow along the bluffs and banks of rivers. In Minnesota it grows along the Mississippi River in the southeast corner of the state. It also grows in the north near the headwaters of the Mississippi.
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Weight 1 lbs




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