polygonatum is a rhizmatous, erect or arching herbaceous perennial in the Asparagaceae (Asparagus) family. It reaches an average height of 3 - 4' tall. This plant blooms in late spring on unbranched stems. It is propagated by division of rhizomes. It is commonly planted in woodland gardens and shady, naturalized areas or flower gardens. prefers shade and cool, organically rich, moist soil. It is tolerant of deep shade.
It has no serious pest or disease problems.