Smilacina japonica

Japanese False Solomon's Seal

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Item #: 9659

Zones: 4b to 7b, at least

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 15" tall

Culture: Light Shade

Origin: China, Japan, Korea, Russia

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)


Smilacina japonica is a little-known but very garden worthy false Solomon's seal that hails from 3,000'-6,000' elevations in China, Korea, Russia, and, of course, Japan. For us, Smilacina japonica forms a compact 15" tall deciduous clump that emerges in early spring and is adorned with frothy terminal inflorescences of tiny white flowers...a nice addition to the spring woodland garden.