More About Polygonatum multiflorum
- Rhizomatous perennial with upright, arching stems
- 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 follow the flowers
- Excellent for cutting
- Bloom Time: Late April to May
Native to many parts of Europe, and has naturalized throughout Ontario.
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.
Polygonatum multiflorum Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum
Landscape usesWoodland/woods edge