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Maianthemum stellatum

Also called Starry False Solomon's Seal


Maianthemum stellatum - Starry False Lily of the Valley

Maianthemum stellatum - Starry False Lily of the Valley

More About Maianthemum stellatum

  • AKA Smilacina stellatum
  • Clusters of tiny, star-shaped, pure white blooms
  • Light, floral scent
  • Clustered berries are greenish-yellow with a dark purple stripe, maturing to a reddish-black
  • Alternate, lanceolate, deeply veined, green leaves
  • Foliage turns bright yellow in the fall
  • Bloom Time: May to July
  • Flower Size: 10 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

30-50 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm

Colour:

White
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Starry False Lily of the Valley Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, rich in organic matter and in full or dappled shade.


Maianthemum stellatum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fragrant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Spring

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Maianthemum stellatum

Smilacina racemosa

Smilacina racemosa

False Solomon's Seal