AWARD

DODECATHEON meadia

Commonly known as American cowslip, Shooting star

  • 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

DODECATHEON meadia

 
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  • 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.
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40cm (16in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  25cm (10in)
 

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