Polygonatum biflorum

Growing Information

Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight: Shade, part shade
Soils: Average, moist
Bloom Time: White bell-shaped flowers in May, June
Size: 12-42 inches in height; 16-24 inch spread

Arching stems and vertical character provide a refined look to woodland, wild, rock, or native plant gardens. Golden leaves in fall contrast with round fruit to add interest. Grows well at base of trees. Drought tolerant and rabbit resistant.

Garden Companions

Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense), Foam Flower (Tiarella cordifolia), Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica), Wild Strawberry (Fragaria virginiana), Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis), Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris), Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum pedatum)

Nature Benefits

• Fruit attracts birds.
• Flowers attract pollinators.

Native Habitat

Occurs in forest edges, forests, meadows, fields, woodlands.

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