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Convallaria majalis

To swap with Jane Carr

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I'll be digging these up at the end of the month (Oct) in my old garden to bring them here, so let me know and I'll bring more!

Pot Size
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Convallaria majalis

Common names

Lily-of-the-valley, May lily, Our Lady's tears

Description

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley). This is a very popular, low-growing species , which is rich in fragrance. They will bear pendent delicate white, bell-shaped flowers amongst the large oval, dark green leaves in the mid spring. The small dark red berries will appear later.

Interest and use

Ground cover, fragrance, cutting bed. Orange red berries in autumn. Whole plant is poisonous if eaten.

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Convallaria majalis | Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy, Poor quality, Humus-rich, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15
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