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Polygonatum biflorum (Polygonatum canaliculatum)
Light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, prefers humusy soil but tolerates average soil, slightly acid to neutral pH. 18-30 inches height, blooms in spring, white to greenish flowers, spreads slowly by rhizomes.
Germination Code: L, F
Native Region: Statewide
Desirable woodland plant with showy flowers. Prized for its blue-black berries in late summer. Foliage turns a pleasing yellow in fall. Easy to grow. Attracts birds and butterflies.