Polygonatum biflorum

Polygonatum biflorum


Solomons Seal Category:


Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part to Shade
Height: 1′-4′
Color: Green
Bloom: May-June
Flowers: The bell-like 6-lobed flowers are 1/2″-2/3″ long with 6 stamens. They hang down from the leaf axils. (Where the leaves attach to the stem.)
Leaves: The leaves are 2″-6″ long. They are smooth on both sides, stalkless, lance to ovate shaped, and parallel veined.

Suggested Uses:

This is a plant for the woodland garden. The foliage is nice and the double blue berries that hang from the axils of the leaves are of noted interest. An excellent plant for wooded shoreline!

Interesting Facts:

Medicinal Uses:
Food Uses: The young shoots and starchy roots are edible. The berries are not.
Other Uses:
More Information:
Name: When the leaf-stalk breaks away from the stem, it is said to leave a scar that resembles King Solomon’s Seal.
Other Names: Smooth Solomon’s Seal, Great Solomon’s Seal

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs