Scientific Name: Polygonatum biflorum
Common Name: Solomon's seal
Family Name: Asparagaceae
Origin: Canada - central, Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Rock garden, Spring interest, Woodland margin
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Elliptic, Oblanceolate, Entire
Flowers: White, Green, May-Jun-Jul
Fruit: Berry (true), Black, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Stems arching; leaves alternate, parallel veined, smooth; flowers greenish yellow (usually in pairs), small, tubular to bell-shaped, 6 tepals; fruit blue-black berries.