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Dodecatheon - Shooting Stars

Dodecatheon are remarkably beautiful, with their dart shaped flowers in a variety of colours. They're natives of North American moist meadows and valleys, they like those sorts of conditions; moist but well drained soils and shelter from sun.
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Dodecatheon meadia AGM

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant size: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

A strong growing species, good in a shady border with mid pink flowers in March and April. Deciduous, it will die down in Summer, emerging in again in Spring.

Price: 3.80


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Dodecatheon meadia f. album AGM

  • Pot size: 7cm
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: February to March

The white form of this the easiest and best doing of the shooting stars.
Price: 2.80


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Dodecatheon pulchellum 'Red Wings'

Dodecatheon pulchellum 'Red Wings'

  • Pot size: 7cm
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: March to April

A nice multiflowering form with a fuchsia pink corolla. To 20cm tall and 20cm wide.
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Dodecatheon pulchellum 'Sooke Variety'

  • Pot size: 7cm
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: April to May

A mid pink form of this fine shooting star. Not as listed in Plant Finder, as Sooke is a place on Vancouver Island not a person!
Price: 3.50


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