Joy Creek Nursery

569-001   Smilacina (Maianthemum) racemosa     ( False Solomon's seal )

Smilacina (Maianthemum) racemosa
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Smilacina racemosa is one of two Smilacina species growing in the woods around the Columbia Gorge. It is a clumping herbaceous perennial increasing by rhizomes. The elliptical green leaves have distinctive veining and come to a pointed tip. The dense racemes of tiny white flowers (shaped like miniature Christmas trees) appear followed by spherical fruits which ripen from green to red. A Great Plant Picks selection.

Midspring.   3 ft. x 2 ft.

White flowers

Shade, Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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