Starflower

Rimmer deVries rdevries@comcast.net
Sun, 02 Sep 2018 17:33:28 PDT
I was able to establish Trientalis latifolia
In a peat acid sand bed in South East Michigan. The Trientalis latifolia spread well amongst other plants even when the bed became a hot full sun bed surrounded by gravel when the shade tree overhead died. 

Rimmer
Now in hot humid South Central Kentucky where i saw some Trientalis latifolia came alone for the ride in some of the peat bog beds. 

> On Sep 2, 2018, at 6:52 PM, Jane McGary <janemcgary@earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
> Trientalis latifolia is native to my garden and spreads rapidly. I would be glad to send Lyndon some of the tubers, but I didn't hear of much success when I offered them (at no cost) to people who bought bulbs from me when I was doing bulb sales. It seems to be one of those plants that grows well only where it decides to do so. Perhaps there is some ecological factor it needs.
> 
> Jane McGary, Portland, Oregon, USA
> 
> 
>> On 9/2/2018 12:13 PM, Lyndon Penner wrote:
>> I wonder if anyone might have any of those little teeny-tiny bulbs from
>> starflower (*Trientalis*) to send me or possibly trade. It's so small that
>> it isn't showy, but it IS charming and I would really like to have this
>> plant in my woodland garden. Thanks!
>> 
>> -Lyndon
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