What is this plant?

imageHi, could someone please identify this plant for me? Many thanks.


  • Polygonatum or Solomons Seal

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,088

    Solomon's Seal,

  • LG_LG_ gardens in SE LondonPosts: 2,530

    Hello Annie,

    It's Solomon's Seal (https://www.rhs.org.uk/plants/details?plantid=1503).

    Love it - I've just got some myself :-).

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  • Brilliant, thanks everyone. I've heard it's tricky to grow. I wanted it for an area of dry shade, would it work there? 

  • Hi again,thanks for the link, just looked it up and seems not so tricky so will give it a go! 

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,088

    Not tricky at all. Do best in a bit of shade

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 28,194

    I'd make sure it's well watered if it's in dry shade. Dry isn't great for them. Lovely plants - must get one for this garden  image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 7,631

    Watch out for Saw fly in the summer, they can decimate a plant very quickly. I wash the caterpillars off with water. 

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