Solomons Seal (Huang Ching) Polygonatum commutatum - Perennial; Graceful arching stems are covered with small white blooms in the summer. A good plant for partial or deep shade, it does best in a woodland-like setting, with rich humus and moist soil. The leaves and roots are edible - the roots being used like asparagus, with a flavor rather like parsnips. The dried root is also powdered and used as a thickener. Medicinally, the roots are used to treat headache and as an incense. (This plant is not appealing to deer) Hardy to -40F (-40C); Partial to full shade; height: 16in.
|#4214 Packet $33.50 Approximately 15 seeds|
Solomons Seal Polygonatum biflorum - Perennial; Small bell shaped white flowers dangle from the stem. Blue-black berries follow the blooms in autum. Hardy to -40F (-40C); Partial to full shade; height: 16in.
|#P4215 One plant $79.95 3-1/2 inch pot|
|#P4-4215 Four plants $89.95 3-1/2 inch pots|
|#P25-4215 Twenty-five plants $159.95 3-1/2 inch pots|
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