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Polygonatum odoratum 'Byakko'/'White Tiger'
Common Name: Solomon's Seal Family: Convallariaceae (The Lily of the Valley Family)

Polygonatum odoratum 'Byakko'/'White Tiger'
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The leaves of this stunning variegated Solomon's seal are white on the lower half and green on the tips. The colour is best in light shade with some morning sun and is expressed only on older, established plants. The name means 'white tiger.' This plant was once fairly common in Japan where fields of it were grown for the cut flower trade. The flowers are sweetly fragrant.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
North Central and Eastern Asia
Europe and Western Russia
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Moist limestone woods and rocky places.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourGreen 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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