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Dodecatheon pulchellum

Common name shooting star
Family primulaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-7)
Size 15-20"
Cultural notes rich soil

Dies back in summer. Keep dry during dormancy.

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 '01 trade. Baggy 70F (4w) - 35F (10w) - 70F (16%G, 7-9d).
    Baggy 35F (10w; 45%G, 5-6w) - 70F (no further G)
  2. Seed from '09 trade. Baggy 35F (10w; 14%G, 6-7w) - 70F (82%G, 3-10d).
    Also pot outside 12/6/09, many seedlings by early May

Wait for leaf development in baggy before potting up.

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