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

Polygonatum oppositifolium

The short, erect, slightly arching stems are flecked with purple and have short but broad fleshy leaves. The long, white, pendulous flowers are striped with purple. The flowers are followed by translucent raspberry-red berries, like red mistletoe, as the leaves turn to yellow in the autumn. Himalayas.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Native Habitat:
Forests, 1800 m.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPurple 
Height2-4'  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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