Dodecatheon hendersonii

Has a showy flower that can range in color from magenta to deep lavender to white. Flowers bloom February – May then die back after rains cease.

Broad-leaved shooting star © F. Folini
shooting star bud and foliage

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

shooting star flower

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

broad-leaved shooting star © W. Siegmund
  • Broad-leaved shooting star © F. Folini
  • shooting star bud and foliage
  • shooting star flower
  • broad-leaved shooting star © W. Siegmund

Plant Details

Habitat:
Wet Prairie
Mature Height:
5-16”
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Well-drained soil and dry summer
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Ornamental