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Convallaria Majalis

Full Shade Full Shade
Fully hardy perennial Fully hardy perennial
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Flowers For Cutting/Drying
Suitable for Container Suitable for Container
Scented Scented
AGM AGM

Bare Roots
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£14.00
10 bare roots
BR05CM10-IN21
Delivered by 18th March 2022
£18.00
30 bare roots
BR49A21
Delivered by 18th March 2022
£26.00
50 bare roots
BR05CM50-IN21
Delivered by 18th March 2022

Description


Often seen growing in woodland areas, Convallaria majalis and one of the UK's favourite flowers, Lily of the Valley is incredibly easy to grow, naturalising to form incredible clumps and filling your garden with fragrance. Highly scented, bell-shaped flowers, 8-12 per arched stem, nod in the late spring breeze amongst green, fluted foliage, tiny red berries follow. A favourite amongst florists, Convallaria majalis make excellent cut flowers for bouquets or for your home so you can enjoy the scent indoors too. In the language of flowers, Lily of the Valley signifies the return of happiness. Once used as a liquor and smeared on the forehead to improve one's common sense, it is also said to improve the memory. It is worn on 8 May each year, in Helston, Cornwall, to welcome the summer and it has become tradition in France to sell Lily of the Valley on international labour day, 1 May. Convallaria majalis has been given the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society for outstanding performance in the garden. Happy in borders or containers, Convallaria majalis is rabbit and deer resistant, easy to grow and trouble-free creating clumps of weed-suppressing groundcover. Not fussy on soil conditions, although they prefer to be grown in moist soil in full or part shade. Growing to a mature height of approximately 25-30cm, they spread to approximately 20cm and despite their dainty appearance, thrive outside for years with no winter protection, forming underground stems or rhizomes.
Full Shade
Pink White
Bare Roots
Fully hardy perennial
Convallaria
Cottage Garden Container Gardening Cutting Garden Contemporary Gardening Small Gardens
Yes
Spring
20cm (8in)
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Suitable for Container Scented Dappled/Full Shade Loving AGM
30cm (12in)
Free delivery on orders over
£75

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Hardiness Guide


 

Will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C  & lower

Happy down to at least -5°

Can withstand down to around 0°C

May be damaged by temperatures below 5°C

Can withstand temperatures between 5-10 °C

Happy in temperatures between 10-15 °C

Can withstand temperatures above 15 °C

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How hardy are your plants?

All plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.

If in doubt, please do feel free to give us a call on 01386 562 999.

We offer plants in a range of formats so what you receive varies from plant to plant. The images below show what you will receive for each format.
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