Solomon’s Seal, Scented (Polygonatum odoratum), packet of 10 seeds


Family: Lily (Liliaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 8

Herbaceous perennial forest dweller native to Europe, Russia and China.  Pendant  flowers, white with green tips, occur all along the gently arching stem which rises to 3 feet tall. Traditional use (TWM): a demulcent herb used as a poultice for treating joint pain.  Plant prefers moist to mesic, loamy or clay soils in the sun-dappled shade.  Sow in fall.  Multi-cycle germinator is best sown in the shadehouse or given 12 months cold, moist refrigerations (seeds mixed in moist sand in a plastic bag), then planted once the seeds produce rootlets.  Space plants 1 foot apart.

10 seeds per packet

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