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Polygonatum x hybridum 'Betberg' (Garden Solomon's seal 'Betberg')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.7m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Polygonatum x hybridum 'Betberg'

Other names

Garden Solomon's seal 'Betberg'

Genus

Polygonatum Polygonatum

Variety or Cultivar

'Betberg' _ 'Betberg' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial with arching stems bearing ovate, dark green leaves, emerging deep purple in spring, and pendent, tubular, cream flowers in mid- to late spring followed by spherical, black fruit.


Polygonatum x hybridum 'Betberg' is: Deciduous

Habit

Arching

Toxicity

Caution: All parts cause severe discomfort if eaten.

Flower

Cream in Spring

Foliage

Dark-purple in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Sawflies , Slugs Sawflies , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Cut back to the base in late autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Polygonatum x hybridum 'Betberg' (Garden Solomon's seal 'Betberg') will reach a height of 0.7m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Woodland, Underplanting, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in any fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil from full sun to full shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Polygonatum x hybridum 'Betberg'

Other names

Garden Solomon's seal 'Betberg'

Genus

Polygonatum Polygonatum

Variety or Cultivar

'Betberg' _ 'Betberg' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial with arching stems bearing ovate, dark green leaves, emerging deep purple in spring, and pendent, tubular, cream flowers in mid- to late spring followed by spherical, black fruit.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching

Toxicity

Caution: All parts cause severe discomfort if eaten.


Colour

Flower

Cream in Spring

Foliage

Dark-purple in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Sawflies , Slugs

General care

Pruning

Cut back to the base in late autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Polygonatum x hybridum 'Betberg' (Garden Solomon's seal 'Betberg') will reach a height of 0.7m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Woodland, Underplanting, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in any fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil from full sun to full shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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