Dodecatheon meadia 'Aphrodite' pp14002

Shooting Star

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This selection of a North American native has magenta-pink flowers with yellow centers that are twice the size of other varieties, the shooting star flowers will appear in late spring and last for several weeks, plants will go dormant in summer, avoid planting in wet soils.

  •  · Spring flowers are showy
  •  · Prefers partial shade
  •  · Will go summer dormant, so don't disturb site
Item # Pack Size Avail Units Avail Plants  


18-20 in



Dodecatheon meadia 'Aphrodite'
Dodecatheon meadia 'Aphrodite'


Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Moist Soil


Long Blooming
Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Growth Rate in the Garden


Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer


Common Name: Shooting Star

A native to North America known for its shooting star flowers that bloom in spring. These unusual blooms have five swept back (reflexed) petals starting from a cluster of yellow stamens making them look like a shooting star. They grow naturally in prairies or in open woodland setting.