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PlantFiles: Fragrant Solomon's Seal
Polygonatum odoratum 'Flore Pleno'

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Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Polygonatum (po-lig-oh-NAY-tum) (Info)
Species: odoratum (oh-dor-AY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Flore Pleno

Synonym:Convallaria odorata

Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral coriaceous On May 6, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

As the name indicates, this cultivar has double flowers. 18-24" tall. It is not variegated.

Positive Terri1948 On May 6, 2014, Terri1948 from Yorkshire
wrote:

This 'minature' Solomon's Seal is ideal for a shady area if you don't have room for the larger varieties. Prettily flared flowers and fragrance add to it's attraction. Blooms in late April-early May here in the UK.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Barnesville, Georgia



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