It’s Spring time! You can find Lily of the Valley, Convallaria majalis on our partner’s website YouGarden to embellish your garden. You will find it in the category Perennials of Garden Orchid and you will be redirected to YouGarden if you add it to your cart.
Lily of the Valley, Convallaria majalis on category Perennials
Ideal in light or even full shade, lily-of-the-valley is blessed with masses of tiny white bell-shaped flowers that possess a sweet, intoxicating scent in late spring. Rising up to 20cm on arching stems, which contrast spectacularly with its clumps of dark green foliage, this hardy perennial is native to alpine meadows and does best in moist soil A cottage garden staple, the perfumed bell-flowers of Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) open in April and May and are a welcome addition to any border or patio pot. Spreading via a network of underground roots, the spring shoots are referred to as 'pips' and sit just beneath the surface of the soil before bursting into bloom. Perfect for dappled shade, Lily of the Valley makes a good groundcover plant, naturalising happily and brightening gloomy gardens, and even better, it makes a great cutflower to bring into your home. It's ideal for brightening up a shady border or will spread happily to make a perfumed carpet of colour under trees and shrubs. Did you know that in France on 1st May, bunches of Lily of the Valley are sold as a good luck charm or love token – so why not grow it in your garden for year-round good fortune?! Supplied as anestablished plant in a 9cm pot, ready for immediate planting. Plants are dormant from September to March and are sent out without leaves.
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