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Lily of the Valley

Fragrant Pick for Shady Spots
  • SKU: 96860
  • For each offer ordered, get 3 bareroot
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Lily of the Valley

Traditional favorite to tuck into wedding bouquets! Forms a fast-spreading carpet of graceful, 8-in. leaves. In mid spring, bursts into a sweet-smelling shower of tiny bell flowers 6-12 in. tall. Multiplies from underground stems. Full to partial shade. Zones 3-9.
Product Details
  • FormGroundcover, Herbaceous perennial.
  • LightPart shade to full shade.
  • Height6 - 12 inches.
  • Spread9 - 12 inches.
  • Spacing12 inches.
  • Zones3 - 9 (-30° F.).
  • FoliageWide, oval, medium to dark green leaves.
  • Flower FormWhite bell-shaped blossoms.
  • BloomsApril
  • Soil RequirementsMoist, fertile soil; sandy loam to clay soil; neutral to slightly acidic soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • PruningNone needed.
  • CommentsThis small group consists of deciduous, rhizomatous plants, which are native to the Northern temperate zones, such as Europe, Asia, and North America. These popular plants are commonly known as Lily-of-the-Valley. These plants are valued as a dense ground cover and for their strong fragrance. Will spread unrestrained. Therefore, make sure to plant them where they can spread freely or within the confines of a sidewalk or driveway. In late Spring, stalks containing numerous pendant, bell-shaped flowers with scalloped edges arise in the midst of the leaves. The sweet scent of these tiny flowers is so strong it literally floats on the breeze. Although most flowers of these plants are snow white, there is a double-flowered variety, a pink flowered variety, and one with variegated leaves. Liliy-of-the-Valley are traditionally used in wedding bouquets and make a lovely cut flower. They can even be forced to bloom indoors during the Winter.
  • Botanical NameConvallaria majalis; Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family)
  • DepthPlant so that the crown in at soil surface and the roots facing downward.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 5/20/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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