Polygonatum biflorum - Great Solomon's-seal


"Solomon's Seal is a rhizomatous, erect or arching herbaceous perennial in the  Asparagaceae (Asparagus) family.  It does well in hardy zones 3-9. that reaches an average height of 6.5' tall. This plant blooms in late spring on unbranched stems. It is propagated by division of rhizomes. It is commonly planted in woodland gardens and shady, naturalized areas or flower gardens. This plant prefers shade and cool, organically rich, moist soil. It is tolerant of deep shade. It has no serious pest or disease problems. 

"P. biflorum (Small Solomon's Seal) grows 3' tall and contains 1-3 flowers per axil. It is more suitable for small gardens." (North Carolina Extension)

  1. By Eric Hunt - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8513682

North Carolina Extension description:  Polygonatum (Solomon’s Seal) | North Carolina Extension Gardener Plant Toolbox. https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/polygonatum/. Accessed 16 Feb. 2022.

Information and images compiled by Erik N. Vegeto

Disclaimer Notice:
Creative Commons will not be liable to You or any party on any legal theory for any damages whatsoever, including without limitation any general, special, incidental or consequential damages arising in connection to this license.