Shooting star gets its name because of the multitude of white to deep pink petals turning upward on each stalk, creating a shooting star pattern.
This perennial herb is a member of the primrose family and reaches heights of up to 14 inches with green leaves that are up to six inches long. This hardy wildflower prefers moist to slightly dry, acidic soil that is rich, rocky or sandy and full sun to partial shade. Hardy in Zones 4-8, it attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Shooting star blooms from May to June, and is stunning in naturalized areas and rock gardens, especially near water features. The blooms are followed by gorgeous mahogany-colored seed pods, and will often self-seed. It is an outstanding cut flower.
The Shooting Star is a fast growing perennial and will thrive in various soil types.
This plant will provide a very unusual looking bloom. It will be beautiful when added to gardens and natural areas. Shooting Star is also known as Dodencatheon Media. Hardy planting zones are 4-8. Perennials grow back each year.
This perennial will grow to be 9 to 18 inches tall when fully grown. It will grow best in areas that have partial sunlight and full shade. This flower will look amazing when in bloom. It will look like upside down bells when grown. It will work great to create great looking borders. This plant is found growing wild in North America.
The Shooting Star is a perennial flower that is known for its five beautiful, back-pointing petals. This flower grows wildly in the majority of eastern North America. This plant averages 10 to 17 inches in height and around 10 inches in width. The Shooting Star grows in clusters during the Spring and dies towards the end of the season. It grows best in woodland areas with lots of shade or very low sunlight. Hardy Zones 4-8.
Shooting Star Ships As – Bareroot Plant