Starflower is a forest understory plant growing in damp, shaded soils, occasionally on the edges of rivers and ponds. It spreads using well-developed rhizomes and regrows in spring from overwintering tubers. Seeds are produced but are not as important for reproduction. Starflower tolerates a wide range of light and moisture regimes. It grows well in...
Botanical Name: Trientalis borealis
Bloom colour: White
Blooms: Spring - Zone 5
Pollinators: Bees | Bumble bees
Sun or Shade: Shade
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Less than 1 foot (27 cms or less)
It grows well in hardiness zones:
Coniferous and mixed woods, plentiful humus
Water requirement: Keep moist
Sandy, pH 5 to 6
Spread: 30 cm
Native to Canada
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