Polygonatum odoratum Variegatum

Solomon's Seal - Perennial Plant of the Year 2013

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 2-3' (Plant 1' apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Mid-Spring
Sun-Shade: Half Sun/ Half Shade to Full Shade
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic
Flower / Accent: White / White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Perfect in a moist shady spot, this Polygonatum variegated classic will charm you with its dainty pendulous perfectly-spaced fragrant white bells along the underside of the arching leaves. In late summer flowers can be followed by blue-black pea sized berries. Foliage is clean and attractive all season, turning yellow in the fall. Named 2013 P.P.A. Plant of the Year.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Perennial Plant of the Year
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • White flowering.

Polygonatum General Information:

Polygonatum spread slowly by rhizomes, likes a moist but well-drained soil. Sweetly fragrant flowers makes this an elegant addition to your shade garden. Even the Hummers are known to visit. This is truly an all-season perennial.

Polygonatum Plant Care:

Low-maintenance. Prefers a rich, organic soil. Division is seldom necessary but can be done in early spring before sprouting. Old flowers simply drop off plant. Stems can be pulled off easily after frost. Slow to establish but long-lived once mature.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: POVA