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Variegated Solomon's Seal

Polygonatum multiflorum 'Variegatum'

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Variegated Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum multiflorum 'Variegatum') at Landsburg Landscape Nursery

Polygonatum multiflorum 'Variegatum' foliage

Polygonatum multiflorum 'Variegatum' foliage

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Height: 24 inches

Spread: 3 feet

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone: 3

Other Names: Japanese Solomon's Seal


Attractive variegated leaves is what sets this variety apart; elegant nodding silky white blooms in late spring above mounded foliage is attractive all season long makes this a great choice for the shaded area

Ornamental Features:

Variegated Solomon's Seal features dainty lightly-scented nodding white bell-shaped flowers along the stems in late spring. It's attractive pointy pinnately compound leaves are green in color with showy creamy white variegation. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous gold in the fall. It produces deep purple berries in mid summer.

Landscape Attributes:

Variegated Solomon's Seal is a dense herbaceous perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This perennial will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spreading

Variegated Solomon's Seal is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Groundcover
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens
  • General Garden Use

Plant Characteristics:

Variegated Solomon's Seal will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This perennial does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This plant can be propagated by division.

This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America, and parts of it are known to be toxic to humans and animals, so care should be exercised in planting it around children and pets.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Garden Groundcover Naturalizing
Flowers Fruit Foliage Color Fall Color
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer - This online catalog does not include our entire inventory. We have some varieties that are not represented in this list. We cannot guarantee that every plant will be in-stock at all times, due to supply and demand, seasonal changes and conditions, etc.

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