Starflower

Trientalis borealis

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…


In nature Coniferous and mixed woods, plentiful humus.


It is happiest in Sandy, pH 5 to 6

In terms of water, Starflower needs Keep moist