Convallaria Majalis

 

Convallaria Majalis, Lily of the valley. A tough, creeping Herbaceous perennial with dark green foliage and stems of strongly scented, waxy white bell-shaped flowers. Ideal for ground cover or in a woodland setting. Max Height 25cm. Max Spread 30cm. Flowers March to April. CAUTION toxic if eaten.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile soil. Shaded site, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.