Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis) Organic Non GMO - Flower
Lily of the Valley, scientifically known as Convallaria majalis, is a timeless and enchanting perennial plant that graces gardens with its dainty, fragrant, bell-shaped flowers. This delicate herbaceous plant is renowned for its sweet scent and is a symbol of purity and sweetness.
Lily of the Valley is cherished not only for its elegant, fragrant blossoms but also for its historical and symbolic significance. Its dainty, white blooms are often used in bridal bouquets and make a beautiful ground cover in shaded areas of your garden. Revel in the timeless beauty and sweet aroma that Lily of the Valley brings to your outdoor space.
- 1. Select the Right Location: Choose a shaded or partially shaded area in your garden for planting Lily of the Valley. It thrives in well-drained, humus-rich soil.
- 2. Planting: Lily of the Valley can be grown from pips (rhizomes) or potted plants. Plant them in early spring or late summer, ensuring they are spaced about 6 to 12 inches apart.
- 3. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Lily of the Valley appreciates even moisture levels, so water regularly, especially during dry periods.
- 4. Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch, such as leaf litter or compost, around the plants to help retain moisture and control weeds.
- 5. Fertilization: Lily of the Valley is not a heavy feeder. A light application of a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer in the spring can be beneficial.
- 6. Division: Over time, Lily of the Valley can form dense clumps. You can divide and replant them every few years in early spring to rejuvenate the plants.
- 7. Pest and Disease Control: These plants are relatively pest-resistant, but you may occasionally encounter issues with slugs or snails. Implement appropriate pest control measures if necessary.
- Seed count: 5