DODECATHEON SEEDS

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  1. DODECATHEON FRIGIDUM

    From clumps of attractive foliage arise strong, dark purple stems bearing magenta pink flowers with the stamens being prominently dark purple. This dwarf plant is the most northernmost species in the genus, and is found in alpine and tundra meadows from northern British Columbia, southern Northwest Territories (Mackenzie District), and northwestern Saskatchewan, the Yukon and most of Alaska. ... Learn More

    $4.64

  2. DODECATHEON JEFFREYI

    Jeffrey's shooting star is native to western North America from California to Alaska to Montana, where it grows in mountain meadows and stream banks at between 2300 and 10000 feet. It erects slim, tall, hairy stems, dark in colour, which are topped with inflorescences of 3 to 18 showy flowers. Each flower nods with its mouth to the ground when new, and becomes more erect with age. The flowers of this species were considered to be good luck by the Nlaka'pamux people, who used them as amulets and love charms. ... Learn More

    $3.68

  3. DODECATHEON MEADIA

    This attractive herbaceous plant has white or pink petals which nod from an umbel, protruding from a scape 8 to 20 inches tall. It flowers in the spring and is found in the American South, as well as the Upper Midwest, Kansas, New York, and the Canadian province of Manitoba where it grows in the woods and prairies. ... Learn More

    $3.29

  4. DODECATHEON MEADIA ALBUM

    In spring, large umbels of pendulous white flowers with sharply-reflexed petals and a yellow nose, open on thin stems which arise from basal rosettes of thick leathery, lance-shaped leaves. After flowering, the entire plant dies away, as do also its seedlings, to sleep safely underground. R.H.S. 'AGM' Award Winner ... Learn More

    $3.68

  5. DODECATHEON PULCHELLUM

    These sprays of distinctive, swept-back, purple petals give this flower its common name of "Shooting Stars", resembling tiny cyclamen flowers on primula stems (and related to both). The clusters of flowers are held on strong stems above clumps of fleshy, lanceolate, tongue-shaped leaves. ... Learn More

    $3.68

  6. DODECATHEON PULCHELLUM 'RED WINGS'

    These sprays of distinctive swept-back petals give this flower its common name of "Shooting Stars", resembling tiny cyclamen flowers on primula stems (and related to both). The clusters of flowers are held on strong stems above clumps of fleshy tongue-shaped leaves. ... Learn More

    $4.19

  7. DODECATHEON SPECIES MIXED

    This is a generous packet of all of the species that we list. All of them produce heads of attractive flowers on tall stems, which rather resemble small cyclamen, to which they are related. They are spring and early summer blooming, after which the leaves die away and the plant retreats underground for the summer. Dodecatheon actually means "12 gods", and there is some debate about whether this is a reference to it being a powerful healing medicine under the care of the 12 Olympian gods, or maybe the possibility of having 12 flowers to represent these gods. Who knows? The case rests! ... Learn More

    $3.81

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