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Convallaria majalis (Lily Of The Valley)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 42909



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Convallaria
Species: Convallaria majalis
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Fragrant
  • Ornamental
  • Perennial
  • Poisonous
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 2a (to -45 F / -43 C)
  • 2b (to -40 F / -40 C)
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • May
Flowering End edit
  • June
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
Leaf Shape edit
  • Acuminate
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Suitable For edit
  • Wildflower Garden
  • Wildlife Garden
  • Woodland Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Full Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
Soil pH edit
  • 6.5 - 6.9 (Very slightly acidic)
  • 7.0 (Neutral)
Bloom Colour edit
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
  • Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Division
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  • Pips, flowers and berries are poisionous. edit | delete
  • Use as ground cover in damp, shady border edit | delete
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Contributors For This Plant
Netty (13558)
toni (36069)
Tammyd (1215)
Frank (2697)
  ckdang70 (48)
Kay (765)


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Kay (765) wrote on Jan 29 2010
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a very nice ground cover for a woodland setting. Can be invasive, so give it some space to grow. Very fragrant flowers in the spring.

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