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Polygonatum cirrhifolium
Common Name: King Solomon's Seal Family: Convallariaceae (The Lily of the Valley Family)

Polygonatum cirrhifolium

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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Forests, shrubberies and open slopes, 1500 - 3700 m.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourGreen 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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