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Polygonatum biflorum

Solomon's Seal

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Polygonatum biflorum (Solomon's Seal)

In May, small, greenish-white flowers hang from arching stems giving way to blue berries in summer. In the fall, the foliage turns golden. Solomon's Seal forms handsome stands in shady environments, spreading slowly by creeping rhizomes.

Additional Information:


Height
12-36 Inches

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Spread
12-18 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
White


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Goat's Beard (Aruncus dioicus), Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina), Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACU

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)
Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

High
Moderate

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Medium Sun/Average Shade
Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map