The propagation and cultivation of shooting star can be used in the home garden, and to restore native grasslands. Propagating shooting star plants by seed takes a little extra effort while shooting star division is the simplest method of propagation. Learn more here.
Hardy to USDA plant zones 4 through 8, shooting star prefers partial or full shade and usually disappears completely when temps rise in summer. Growing shooting star from seed is the easiest way of propagation. Learn more about shooting star seed propagation here.
Shooting star is a lovely native North American wildflower that is not just restricted to wild meadows. There are many different shooting star varieties to choose from to add stunning colors to your native and wildflower beds. This article will get you started.
Shooting star is a pretty wildflower native to North America that makes a nice addition to perennial beds. To keep it happy, healthy, and producing those lovely, star-like flowers, feeding shooting stars the right way, with the right fertilizer, is important. Learn more here.
The perennial flower “shooting star” is an early spring blooming wildflower that may be a perfect addition to growers’ wild landscapes. Click the following article for information on shooting star bloom time and see if this flower is a fit for your garden.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
Whether you’re thinking of growing shooting star plants (Dodecatheon) in the garden or you already have some in the landscape, watering a shooting star properly is an important aspect to consider. Click here for information on the watering needs for this plant.