Polygonatum biflorum

Solomon’s Seal

This is a striking woodland plant that thrives in part to full shade and moist soils. Bell-shaped, greenish-white flowers dangle in spring from the leaf axils along and underneath the arching stems. Flowers appear in clusters of 2-10 per leaf axil. Flowers are followed by inedible but attractive blue-black berries which dangle from the stems. This plants slowly spreads by rhizomes to form colonies in optimum growing conditions. Solomon Seal demands room to grow in your shade garden.