Shooting Star: The Giroselle of Virginia (Dodecatheon meadia or Dodecatheon pauciflorum) is a hardy perennial plant whose flower is renowned for its beauty. This plant reaches 40 cm high and 25 cm in diameter. Its toothed, 10-25 cm long oval leaves are pale green in the medium. Flowering from March to may, umbels consisting of approximately 15 flowers pink-magenta, 1 to 2 cm long, on vigorous stems. Origin: Southwest USA.
Badge with Tudor Rose Date: 15th century Culture: British Medium: Tin/lead alloy Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/16 x 7/8 x 3/16 in. (2.7 x 2.3 x 0.4 cm) Accession Number: 2002.306.9 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.