Pronunciation: doh-dek-ATH-ee-on MEE-dee-ah
Family: Primulaceae Family
Common Name: Cowslips, Shooting Star
Height to: 1-2'
USDA Hardiness Zones:
Bloom Description: This native owes its common name to its pendulous, star-like white or rosy pink flowers. It's most at home in wildflower, woodland and rock gardens or naturalized areas.
Propagation: Propagate by seed, division or separation - Wait until clumps are large before dividing. Divide in spring. Sow seeds outdoors where desired or in containers in a cold frame in fall. Seeds need exposure to cold to germinate.
- -20 to -30ºF ZONE 4
- -10 to -20ºF ZONE 5
- 0 to -10ºF ZONE 6
- 10 to 0ºF ZONE 7
- 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
The plants die back entirely by midsummer, making gaps in the garden bed. Keep moist but not soggy until dieback. Mulch heavily.
Plant info from: Cornell University
Submitted by: Deano2u2
- native to North America - Native to Pacific Northwest