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Polygonatum hirtum

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.5m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourWhite tipped green
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Polygonatum hirtum. This species is a rhizomatous perennial with alternate, lance-shaped to ovate leaves. From late spring to mid summer single tubular, green tipped white flowers which are followed by round black fruit.

Characteristics

Perennial, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Foliage and flowers, good for borders.

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilRich
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will need a rich moist soil with a shady spot.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or by division of the rhizomes in spring or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to sawfly caterpillar and slugs.

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