How to keep the secret sea star flower from growing on your front porch

This sea star, a perennial sea star with a long, white tail, is often mistaken for a starfish.

But its leaves are actually sea flowers, and they are very useful in the garden.

They can be planted on the lawn, along the sides of a plant or on the side of a tree.

But they are not native to this country, and only a handful have been grown commercially.

This post originally appeared on Global News.