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Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum' /Fragrant Solomon Seal

Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum'   / Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum'
Green and white variegated foliage
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Green and white variegated foliage

Solomon seal growing in a natural setting where soils have a generous amount of humus

Typical stems of solomon seal

Solomon seal growing adjacent to a huge stone in a natural setting

Arching stems of handsome variegated foliage

Close-up of variegated leaves

A colony of solomon seal in a woodland garden at the Birmingham Botanical Garden

A mass as a ground cover with white flowers in spring

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Scientific Name: Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum'
Common Name: Fragrant Solomon Seal
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Blue, Black
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
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Comments: This native has pairs of bell-shaped, white sweetly fragrant flowers dangling from axils of leaves in spring. The variegated foliage, which turns yellow in autumn, is attractive in flower arrangements. Has no serious insect or disease problems.