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Darkthroat 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.

HabitatWet Prairie, Upland Prairie and Savanna
Mature height12"-18"
Shade preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil tolerance Humus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Avoid poorly-drained wet soils, especially in winter.
Special usesBeds and borders, woodland gardens

1 gal container