Dodecatheon 'Aphrodite' is a hybrid of a North American native with reflexed pink petals with yellow and red highlights.
Dodecatheon 'Aphrodite' is a superb hybrid selection of this genus of North American wildflowers, the shooting stars. Upright stems rise from a low rosette of rounded leaves producing multiple umbels of downward facing pink flowers with reflexed petals with yellow and red highlights. Tall stems reach 18-20 inches high. Best in rich soil and part shade appreciating moisture in spring and drier soils in summer when plants go dormant and disappear. Attracts bees. Deer resistant.
Common Name: Shooting Star - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Primulaceae (The Primrose Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Mesic to wet meadows, coastal headlands, cliffs, slopes, marshes, grasslands, and sagebrush steppe experiencing winter and spring moisture and summer drought from sea level to alpine areas.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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