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