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Polygonatum humile

Polygonatum humile - Dwarf Solomon's Seal

More About Polygonatum humile

  • Compact, upright stems with an arching habit
  • Green, ovate, leaves are arranged alternately along the stems
  • Bell-shaped flowers dangle at each leaf axis beneath the arching stems
  • Sweetly fragrant, waxy, white blooms
  • Round, bluish-black berries
  • Bloom Time: Late April to May

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

White

Dwarf Solomon's Seal Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in dappled to full shade. It will also thrive in a moist, woodland, shade garden, and grow in a somewhat dry site so long it is shady and the soil has good nutrient levels. Easy to care for perennial, spreading by rhizomes to form large colonies.

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Polygonatum humile Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Spreading
Dwarf
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge