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  • Eventual height: 0.25m
  • Eventual spread: 0.25m

Convallaria majalis

lily-of-the-valley

RHS award of garden merit
2+3 FREE bare roots £19.98 £7.98
£19.98 £7.98
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  • Position: partial or full shade
  • Soil: leafy, fertile, humus-rich, moist soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Strongly scented, bell-shaped flowers with waxy textured petals are followed by bright red berries. These appear on slender, upright to gently arching stems, which arise from amongst the lush green foliage.

  • Garden care: Plant bare root rhizomes 5-8cm deep and 20cm apart. Divide and replant congested colonies in September, applying a generous mulch of composted leaf mould around the base of the plant.
  • CAUTION toxic if eaten
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