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Convallaria majalis

Also called May Lily, Mugget, Mayflower


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Convallaria majalis - Lily of the Valley

More About Convallaria majalis

  • Fragrant, white, bell-shaped flowers, on arching stems above the foliage
  • After the flowers finish, red berries form
  • Bright green, lance-shaped leaves
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Interesting Notes:

Seeds of Convallaria majalis may cause a mild stomach upset if ingested. Has been known to cause heart complications.

Zone:

2

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm

Colour:

White
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Lily of the Valley Growing and Maintenance Tips

Spreads by rhizomes and grows best in a moist, fertile soil, in full to partial shade. Great ground cover for shady locations. Flowering may become sparse as the patch becomes denser; thinning of plants may be required. 


Convallaria majalis Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Attributes

Berries

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Spring

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge