PLANT BASE

Polygonatum biflorum

Great Solomon's seal

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-8
1-3'
1-1.5'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Clumping
Flower
Perennial

Smooth Solomon's Seal, Great Solomon's-seal, Sealwort

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
April-June
Violet/ pinkish
Spring bloom
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Acidic
Soil Preference
Dry to moist rich soils
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Dry, rich, moist woods, thickets
Eastern and Central North America, west to Montana, Wyoming, Kansas, and New Mexico
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Erosion, Wet soil, Dry Soil, Heavy shade
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Erosion, Wet soil, Dry Soil, Heavy shade
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Red trillium,Wild columbine,Wild blue phlox,Creeping phlox,Marginal wood fern
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES

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