Angular Solomon's seal Polygonatum odoratum

angular Solomon's seal


P. odoratum is a perennial with arching stems bearing elliptic leaves and, in each axil, one or two fragrant, tubular, green-tipped, creamy-white flowers

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      angular Solomon's seal angled Solomon's seal

    • Common names

      Polygonatum vulgare, Polygonatum japonicum

  • skullToxicity

    All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Wear gloves and wash hands after handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back to the base in late autumn

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring taking care not to damage young brittle shoots

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by slugs and sawflies

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free