Scientific Name: Convallaria majalis Form: Irregular
Common Name:lily-of-the-valley Texture:Medium
Family Name:AsparagaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Parallel venation, Lanceolate, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, White, Pink, Apr- May
Fruit: Berry (true), Red, Jun- Jul
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Woodland margin, Waterside planting
Key ID Features:Leaves ovate to elliptic to lanceolate, up to 25 cm x 8 cm, 2 or 3 per plant. florets nodding, bell-shaped, sweetly fragrant, white, in a one-sided raceme up to 20 cm long, April-May; fruit an orange-red poisonous berry with up to 6 seeds.