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For Shooting Star Red Wings (Dodecatheon)
Density
25-30 cm
Flowering Height
20-60 cm
Flowering Time
Late Spring
Fragrant
No
Naturalising
Yes
Origin
Holland
Plant Type
Bare Root
Planting Depth
1-2 cm
Planting Time
Spring
Shipping Time
Spring
Sunlight
Full Sun/Partial Shade
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Shooting Star Red Wings (Dodecatheon)

'Red Wings': Where Garden Elegance Meets Celestial Beauty

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Description

Introducing the Shooting Star 'Red Wings' (Dodecatheon), a captivating addition to DutchGrown's UK bare root plant collection. This striking variety dazzles with its unique, deep red flowers that resemble the enchanting silhouette of shooting stars, poised elegantly on slender stems above a rosette of lush green foliage.

Perfect for adding a touch of drama to woodland gardens, shaded borders, or naturalised areas, the 'Red Wings' thrives in moist, well-drained soil and enjoys partial shade, where its vibrant blooms can truly stand out. Flowering in the late spring to early summer, it creates a spectacular display that attracts pollinators and admirers alike.

As bare root plants, the 'Red Wings' offers gardeners the advantage of a strong start, establishing a robust root system that supports healthy growth and abundant flowering. DutchGrown's commitment to quality ensures that these bare root plants are ready to flourish in the UK climate, bringing a burst of colour and charm to your garden.

Don't miss the opportunity to elevate your garden with the Shooting Star 'Red Wings', a plant that not only brings unparalleled beauty but also the promise of resilience and grace.

  • Family: Primulaceae
  • Genus: Dodecatheon
  • Scientific name: Dodecatheon meadia 'Queen Victoria'
  • Common name: Shooting star
  • Flower Colour: Red, Pink
  • Plant type: Perennial
  • Height: 40 cm
  • Mature Spread: 30 - 38 cm
  • Spacing: 18 - 23 cm
  • Sun / shade: Location with partial sun is ideal
  • Planting Depth: Plant just below soil level
  • Evergreen: No
  • Moisture: Soil needs to be rich in humus and constantly moist, yet not waterlogged
  • Use: Ornamental - borers, pond edges, rock gardens
  • Foliage: elongated leaves with dentate edges
  • Fertilizer: Shooting star plants don't need supplemental fertilizer
  • Dispatch in spring (late March/early April)

      Planting information

      - Dig a hole to the required depth. You can find this required depth for each type of bulb, tuber or root in the growing guides.

      - Depth is measurement of space between the soil line and top of bulb or bare root.

      - Set the bulbs or bare root in place, pointed side or sprout side upward.

      - Cover the bulbs by replacing the soil and water thoroughly.

      Shipping rates

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      Orders of £50 or more - FREE SHIPPING
      Orders under £50 - Standard shipping - £6.90

      Shipping schedule

      We start shipping our spring planted flower bulbs in Spring. We start shipping by Mid March.

      Bulbs that are planted in spring and have a tendency to bloom in summer are called spring bulbs. Not to be confused with bulbs that are planted in autumn and bloom in spring.

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      For over 4 generations, DutchGrown™ has built its reputation by offering the best flowers bulbs and bare root perennials available anywhere. We take pride in our exceptionally high level of quality control customer service, and our commitment to client satisfaction continues long after the bulbs leave our premises. When you order from DutchGrown™, we 100% guarantee that you will receive the hardiest flower bulbs available, packed with care and ready to thrive in your garden. Read more.

      Details

      For Shooting Star Red Wings (Dodecatheon)
      Density
      25-30 cm
      Flowering Height
      20-60 cm
      Flowering Time
      Late Spring
      Fragrant
      No
      Naturalising
      Yes
      Origin
      Holland
      Plant Type
      Bare Root
      Planting Depth
      1-2 cm
      Planting Time
      Spring
      Shipping Time
      Spring
      Sunlight
      Full Sun/Partial Shade
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