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Convallaria

Convallaria spp.

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

90cm

15cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Convallaria Overview

Small genus consisting of just 3 hardy, herbaceous, rhizomatous, perennial species, one of which is commonly called lily-of-the-valley. Recent investigation has placed 2 more species within this genus. Native to cool temperate regions in Asia and Europe, this genus is characterised by the lily of the valley species, which is the most well studied. It originates from woodland habitats and has small 5-10mm, sweet smelling, white or pink, bell-shaped flowers.

Common problems with Convallaria

How to propagate Convallaria

Division

Division after flowering in autumn.

Other uses of Convallaria

Ground cover

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