Convallaria majalis

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Lily of the Valley

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-7

An old fashioned favorite with wonderfully scented, white nodding bell-shaped blooms! Emerald green foliage spreads to serve as an excellent groundcover.

Height

8-10 Inches

Spread

15-18 Inches

Color

White

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

This is an aggressive plant, also toxic, so place it carefully.

When to Divide

spring, right after flower

Good Companions

False Spirea (Astilbe japonica), Turtle Head (Chelone lyonii), Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea), Plantain Lily (Hosta )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Ground Cover
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Shade
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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