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Dodecatheon hendersonii - Henderson's Shooting Star - Primulaceae (The Primrose Family)
Dodecatheon hendersonii - Henderson's Shooting Star - Dodecatheon hendersonii is a western North American shooting star locally common at the southern tip of Vancouver Island.
Dodecatheon hendersonii - Dodecatheon hendersonii is a western North American shooting star locally common at the southern tip of Vancouver Island.


 
9cm
Price: $8.99
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Height: 8-12"
Width: 4-8"
Flower Colour: Pink


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Product Code: 13725
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Dodecatheon hendersonii is a western North American native shooting star that is locally common at the southern tip of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands but rare elsewhere. It has broad, rounded leaves topped with loose umbels of mid pink flowers with reflexed petals and white, yellow, and burgundy detailing. Attracts native bees such as bumblebees. Best in average to rich soil and full to part sun. Goes summer dormant. Dodecatheon are now considered to be in the genus Primula.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts: Bees
  • Habitat: Mesic to dry meadows, Garry oak woodlands, open coniferous forests, and rock outcrops at low elevation in BC south to California.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: Yes


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