- Position: full or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast
- Flowering period: June to July
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Clusters of tubular, green-tipped, white scented flowers on arching stems in late spring and early summer, followed by small, round, black fruits. Solomon's seal is an excellent plant for a cool, shady border or woodland planting. The pendant, white flowers and fresh-green leaves look great surrounded by swathes of feathery ferns.
- Garden care:Cut the plant down to the ground in autumn. Lift and divide large colonies in early spring, taking care not to damage the young shoots. Apply a mulch of well-rotted leafmould or garden compost in spring.
- Harmful if eaten