Maianthemum racemosum
FALSE SPIKENARD, LARGE FALSE SOLOMON'S SEAL
Asparagaceae-Nolinoideae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Origins: North America, Mexico

Other Botanical Names: Convallaria racemosa, Maianthemum amplexicaule, Smilacina amplexicaulis, S. ciliata, S. flexicaulis, S. racemosa, Vagnera amplexicaulis, V. australis, V. racemosa

Other Common Names: False Solomon's Seal

 
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Maianthemum racemosum
FALSE SPIKENARD, LARGE FALSE SOLOMON'S SEAL
Asparagaceae-Nolinoideae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn; stepped leaf arrangement

Ornamental Fruit: green-red


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, oriental & cottage designs

Uses: pot, mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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