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Solomon's Plume Seeds

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Providing a wonderfully-changing story in your garden, Solomon’s Plume illuminates the spring garden with elegant white plumes, followed by bright red berries in the fall. Will thrive in partial shade and under Oak and Pine trees. Perennial.

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White Solomon's Plume Seeds, Maianthemum racemosum or Smilacina racemosa, Solomon's Plume, False Solomon's Seal, False Spikenard
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Common Name Solomon's Plume, False Solomon's Seal, False Spikenard
Botanical Name Maianthemum racemosum or Smilacina racemosa
Plant Type Perennials
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color White
Mature Height 12-36" tall
Bloom Time White flowers in mid to late spring followed by red berries.
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Packet 5
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Acidic Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Native To North America
Native To All of the United States
Native N/A
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Advantages Fragrant, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
Have a shaded garden or can’t figure out what to plant in the acidic soil under your Oak or Pine Tree? Solomon’s Plume not only thrives in these conditions, but offers beautiful white blooms followed by red berries, creating a long-lasting statement in the garden, meadow or forest. This beauty is hardy and will also come back year after year.


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Solomon's plume


from Waleska, ga



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        Comments about American Meadows Solomon's Plume Seeds:

        I planted according to packet instructions and have watered as needed but so far I do not see any plants this season, hopefully they will surprise me next year!

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        Solomon's Plume Seeds


        from Huntsvillle, AL

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        Comments about American Meadows Solomon's Plume Seeds:

        I read on the internet that the seeds sprout slowly and require a lengthy stratification period to help guarantee successful germination. I planted them outside in a pot in the fall but none of them germinated.

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