Angular Solomon's Seal 'Red Stem' Polygonatum odoratum 'Red Stem'

angular Solomon's Seal 'Red Stem'


'Red Stem' is a rhizomatous perennial to 55cm tall with arching red stems and oval to lance-shaped leaves. One to two slightly fragrant, cylindrical, cream-white flowers tipped with green are borne in the leaf axils in spring and early summer and may be followed by blue-black berries

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      angular Solomon's Seal 'Red Stem'

  • 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 Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back to the base in late autumn

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by slugs and sawflies

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally trouble free