The Year of the Variegated Solomon’s Seal
Information and photo provided by the Perennial Plant Association
|Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’|
Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’—pronounced po-lig-o-nay’tum o-do-ray’tum vair-e-ah-gay’tum—is the 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year™. Also known as variegated Solomon’s Seal or fragrant Solomon’s Seal, this all-season perennial has greenish-white flowers in late spring and variegated foliage throughout the growing season. The foliage turns yellow in the fall and grows well in moist soil in partial to full shade.