Eastern Shooting Star
Clusters of white to pale pink flowers borne on 1 to 2’ tall stalks from April to May really do look like a shower of shooting stars, basal rosette of large (up to 6”) gray-green oblong leaves, plants go completely dormant during the summer months, spreads by seed, good pollen source for native bees, good Rain Garden plant.
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-7b
Native Range: s. NY to se PA, south to ne TX & the FL panhandle. Rare in FL, MI, MN, & PA. Extirpated in NY