Solomon’s Seal

A gorgeous shade loving perennial, Solomon’s Seal is slow to establish however what it’s in place its bright green leaves and delicate white flowers are beautiful to behold.  As the season goes into the fall you are then rewarded with golden autumn foliage and decorative black seed pods.

Many species are edible with it’s leaves, stems and rhizomes used in tea and it’s a known medicinal as an diabetic aid, aphrodisiac and an aid in mental vitality.

You can divided Solomon’s Seal in the early fall.

Solomon’s Seal

Polygonatum biflorum

  • Light Exposure: Partial sun-shade
  • Soil Type: Rich, moist, hummus
  • Height: 2-3′
  • Width: 8″-2′
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Bloom Colour: Greenish white, cream
  • Foliage Colour: Blue/green, golden in fall
  • Pests and Disease: Trouble free
  • Landscape Uses: Beds, borders
  • Special Features: Attractive foliage, fragrant, cut flowers, drought tolerant, Fall colour
  • Zone: 3-9

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