Lily-of-the-valley

spreading fragrant carpet of pure white, bell-shaped flowers in May



Convallaria majalis
aka Conval lily, May lily, Our lady’s tears
  • rhizomatous perennial
  • vigorous, spreading groundcover
  • paired, elliptic dark green leaves
  • arching racemes of bell-shaped, white flowers
  • fragrant
  • late spring to early summer,
  • red berry fruit.

H 0.25m
S 0.5m

shade

moist
well-drained


Notes: Inherited these and March 2022 moved many clumps to the English woodland garden. Also growing some for the Potted Cottage garden

Info: Majalis means ‘that which belongs to May’,”