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Polygonatum genus (Solomon's seal). There are about 50 perennials species in this genus. The foliage is a fresh green colour, with delicate white flowers.
Perennials, Shrubs or Herbaceous
Eurasia, N. America
Foliage and flowers, good for borders.
They are fully hardy to frost tender, min 5C and will require a cool shaded situation and fertile, well drained soil.
You can propagate from seeds or by division of the rhizomes in spring or autumn.
Prone to sawfly caterpillar and slugs.
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