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Sierra Shooting Star
Zone 4 to Zone 9
Plant Shapes: Tuft Rosette

(=‘Rotlicht’) A selection of the Sierra Shooting Star, native in western North America. Plants form a low rosette of rounded leaves, bearing taller stems of magenta flowers with a yellow centre. Petals flare back, giving each blossom a star-like or cyclamen appearance. Prefers a moist to wet site and neutral to acidic soil. These will usually go completely dormant and disappear by mid summer, so mark well and do not disturb. Plants may be divided as they go dormant, or in early spring. Tolerates constantly moist conditions, such as beside a stream or pond.

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Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
  Partial Shade

Soil Type

Soil pH

Soil Moisture

Care Level

Foot Traffic

Rate of Spread
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Wild Flower

Flower Head Size

   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches

   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches

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