Smilacina racemosa, or False Solomon’s Seal, is a two-foot perennial with white flowers appearing in late spring to early summer, followed by red berries. False Solomon’s Seal spreads slowly by rhizomes. The native perennial prefers shade to part sun and moist to dry soils. It grows best in loamy, organic-rich soil and prefers mesic to dry deciduous woodlands. The flowers are pollinated by small bees, flies, and beetles.

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Soil moisture: Medium
Height: 2′
Bloom time: May, June
Color: White
Spacing: 8-12″

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