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Polygonatum cirrhifolium


Creamy white to lilac flowers on tall stems to six feet tall.

Whorls of long, thin, delicate leaves that curl slightly at the tips on lax or climbing stems to six feet tall. Shoots erupt dramatically from the ground in late spring and bloom soon after. The small clusters of narrow, creamy white to lilac flowers at the leaf axils transform themselves into ornate red berries in the fall. From eastern Asia through China to the Himalayas.

Common Name: King Solomon’s Seal

Family: Convallariaceae (The Lily of the Valley Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: 4-6'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Green

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Forests, shrubberies and open slopes, 1500 - 3700 m.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

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