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Polygonatum biflorum (Polygonatum canaliculatum)

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Common Name:  Solomon’s Seal

Light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, prefers humusy soil but tolerates average soil, slightly acid to neutral pH.  18-30 inches height, blooms in spring, white to greenish flowers, spreads slowly by rhizomes.

Germination Code: L, F

Native Region:  Statewide

Desirable woodland plant with showy flowers.  Prized for its blue-black berries in late summer. Foliage turns a pleasing yellow in fall.  Easy to grow.  Attracts birds and butterflies.

Solomon’s Seal - Polygonatum biflorum (Polygonatum canaliculatum)
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/
Solomon’s Seal - Polygonatum biflorum (Polygonatum canaliculatum) 2
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/