Variegated Solomon's seal

Polygonatum × hybridum 'Striatum'

Variegated Solomon's seal - Polygonatum × hybridum  'Striatum'

Common Name: Variegated Solomon's seal
Genus: Polygonatum
Species: × hybridum
Cultivar: 'Striatum'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Cream, White
Foliage Colour: VariegatedFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Its graceful arching stems of dark green slightly pleated leaves streaked with pale green and white are enough to earn this plant its place in the garden. But in early summer when these stems are strung with clusters of green-tipped creamy flowers that hang like little bells it is simply gorgeous. The flowers are followed by small black fruit. Solomon's Seal prefers a cool position in a shady spot and looks wonderful in a woodland setting among shade-loving ferns.

  • Garden care: Cut down to the ground in autumn. Lift and divide large colonies in early spring taking care not to damage the young shoots. Apply a mulch of well-rotted leafmould or garden compost in spring.


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