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Dodecatheon jeffreyi

Common name Sierra shooting star
Family primulaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-8)
Flowers purple-red (late spring-early summer)
Size 18-24"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes moist soil

Occurs naturally in wet meadows and at stream borders from sea level to high elevations in western North America.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade. Pot outside. 3 seedlings by April

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