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Dark Throat Shooting Star | Dodecatheon pulchellum

Charming herbaceous perennial boasting brilliant magenta flowers. Unusual swept-back flowers with a yellow ring around their base, from which 5 stamens join to form a downward-pointing beak. Blooms late spring to early summer.


Plant Details

HabitatsWet Prairie, Upland Prairie and Savanna
Mature Height12-18"
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil ToleranceHumus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Avoid poorly-drained wet soils, especially in winter.
Special Usesbeds and borders, woodland gardens