- Position: partial or full shade
- Soil: leafy, fertile, humus-rich, moist soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: May
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Strongly scented, bell-shaped flowers with waxy textured petals, are followed by bright red berries. These appear on slender, upright to gently arching stems, which arise from amongst the lush green foliage.
- Garden care:Plant bare root rhizomes 5-8cm deep and 20cm apart. Divide and replant congested colonies in September, applying a generous mulch of composted leaf mould around the base of the plant.
- CAUTION toxic if eaten