Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Solomons Plume (Maianthemum racemosum)
    Barberry Family
    Blooms: White, 1-2 weeks, March, April
    Leaves: 6", light green leaves go up the arched stem 
    Space: 2-3'
    Soil: Average-Moist
    Exposure: Shade-Part shade
    Fauna: A variety of insects visit the flowers, fruit for bords and mammals
    Seeds:  Round, fleshy, green fruits turn red when ripe
    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 3-8
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Piedmont and Mountains, uncommon in the Coastal Plain
    Provenance: TN& NC, seed and asexually propagated