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Smilacina racemosa

Also called Solomon's Plume


More About Smilacina racemosa

  • AKA Maianthemum racemosum
  • Clump forming, rhizomatous perennial
  • Unbranched stems have alternate, mid-green leaves
  • Leaves are broadly ovate, pointed with prominent veining
  • Terminal panicles of creamy-white flowers
  • Flowers are followed by green berries maturing to red
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

70-80 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

White
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False Solomon's Seal Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in dappled to full shade. Grow in fertile soils rich in organic materials. 


Smilacina racemosa Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Berries

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Smilacina racemosa

Maianthemum stellatum

Maianthemum stellatum

Starry False Lily of the Valley

Maianthemum canadense

Maianthemum canadense

Wild Lily of the Valley