This much sought-after, delightful and tough plant has creamily variegated leaves with pure white, pendant flowers underneath the stem. It definitely adds a different dimension to the garden.
The common name Solomon's seal relates to the biblical figure King Solomon. The genus name Polygonatum is Latin for "many knees" and is named for the knobby rootstock.
Polygonatum prefer rich soil and part shade but they are also very tolerant of other conditions and will grow in most situations.
Common name(s): Variegated Solomon's Seal
Image courtesy of The Hardy Plant Society.