Common name: pretty shooting star
Botanical name: Dodecatheon pulchellum
Light: full to partial sun
Height: 6 – 16 inches
Water: moderate to high
Soil type: rich well-drained soils
Perennial wildflower with waxy basal leaves and magenta pointed tubular flowers with yellow collars and black tips in midsummer; very colorful in a wet or shady garden; one of our favorites!