Great Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum canaliculatum)

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Flowers: White, Green/Brown

Attributes: Walnut tolerant

Height: 60-180 cm (23-70 in)


The gracefully arching stems of Great Solomon’s Seal lend a strong architectural element to the garden. The subtle, cream-colored flowers appear in May and June. In autumn, it’s deep purple berries put on a real show. The attractive foliage turns a striking gold in fall and is reason enough to plant it. Spreading slowly by rhizomes, it will form nice patches.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

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