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Polygonatum odoratum 'Ruby Slippers'


Polygonatum odoratum 'Ruby Slippers' has bright red stems, green foliage with silver undersides, and white, pendulous flowers.

Polygonatum odoratum 'Ruby Slippers' is a unique Solomon's seal with bright red, upright, arching stems 20 inches long from base to tip. The pendulous, fragrant, white flowers are borne on the undersides of each stem providing a striking contrast with blue berries that can follow and remain into late fall. The foliage is a star attraction too with solid deep green leaves and silvery undersides. Perfect for the woodland or shade garden, as a ground cover, and in a shady mixed container. Attracts hummingbirds.

Common Name: Solomon's Seal

Family: Convallariaceae (The Lily of the Valley Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Moist limestone woods and rocky places.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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