Smooth Solomon’s Seal

Polygonatum biflorum

Polygonatum commutatum (great solomon seal) is a drought tolerant native Ontario perennial for the shade garden. It adds a unique architectural structure with its arching foliage and white bell shaped flowers that dangle along the leaves. In autumn the leaves of Solomon’s seal turn a vivid and saturated yellow, shading fat purple fruit, and adding…


In nature Open deciduous woods.


Companion plant suggestions include Good with astilbe and ferns.

Caring for Smooth Solomon’s Seal

Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. Prefers moist, humusy soils. Slowly spreads by rhizomes to form colonies in optimum growing conditions.

In terms of water, Smooth Solomon’s Seal needs Moist (careful not to over water)