General Plant Information (Edit)
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18 - 20 inches
Plant Spread: 10-12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer

Common names
  • Shooting Star

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Location: Scarborough, ON
Date: 2018-05-27
First bloom!
Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)
Date: 2013-05-11
Plant Events from our members
MissMew On June 20, 2023 Transplanted
Moved all the plants in the back to under Weigela
MissMew On July 14, 2022 Obtained plant
Add 4-5 more behind bench
MissMew On June 18, 2021 Obtained plant
Suzanne - NVK. Added 5 more to left and right of Hosta 'June' in front of Katsura
MissMew On July 1, 2020 Obtained plant
Moved three from Rock Garden to under Princess Diana
MissMew On June 5, 2017 Obtained plant
Suzanne (Connon)
aspenhill On April 3, 2023 Obtained plant
Black Creek Greenhouse - qty 3
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