Smilacina fusca (ChineseFalse Solomon's Seal)

Smilacina fusca (Chinese False Solomon's Seal)

Zone: 4 - 9
Natural Range: China
Soil:  Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: Part shade
Height: 1' - 2'

Attributes:  Deciduous, Arching stems with oval leaves to 6" long.  Panicles of purple and greenish white flowers in late spring - early summer.  Fruit in late summer early fall.

Notes:  Smilacina  has nice structure and texture and can be used both as a specimen plant or in large groupings.

Companion plants:  Cypripedium, Sorbus, Lilium, Trillium, Thalictrum, Gaultheria, Syneilesis, Kirengeshoma, Impatiens, ferns

Smilacina fusca (ChineseFalse Solomon's Seal)

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