Polygonatum humile ‘Shiro Shima Fu’
A rare, variegated, Japanese selection of the species. A dwarf plant that produces arching stems with small, ovate, green leaves streaked in yellow and white and arranged alternately on the stems. Late spring flowers are greenish-white and bell-shaped, and hang from the leaf axils. Height 15 to 30 cm. Part sun to part shade in leafy, moisture retentive, well-drained soil. Produces naturally small, thin rhizomes.