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DODECATHEON meadia

Commonly known as American cowslip, Shooting star


DODECATHEON meadia

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Lilac pink
  • Height
    40cm (16in)
  • Spread
    25cm (10in)
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Variable, clump-forming perennial. Ovate, toothed, pale to mid green leaves to 25cm (10in) long. Produces umbels of up to 15 cyclamen-like flowers 1.5-2cm (½-¾in) long on strong stems.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - becomes dormant in summer after flowering. Good for a woodland or rock garden.
  • Pests & Diseases
    slugs, snails.
  • Place of origin
    eastern North America.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich. Requires moist soil during growing period.
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
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Dec
40cm (16in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  25cm (10in)
 

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