Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)

Lily of the Valley growing wild and filling the air with their extraordinary perfume is an extraordinary sight. If you find these convallaria the right spot, they'll live there happily forever. More
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Lily of the valley growing wild and filling the air with their extraordinary perfume is an extraordinary sight. If you find the right spot for these convallaria, they'll live there happily forever.

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Genus Convallaria
Group/Species majais
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Lily of the Valley, Mayflower, Little Maybells, Jacob's Ladder, Fairy Cups
Border Position Front
Bulb Size I
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 15-20cm (6-8in)
Spacing Plant 5-7cm (2in) deep, 20cm (8in) apart. Layer bulbs if room is tight.
Care Tips Water them in and give them a good mulch of leaf mould or good compost. Divide in Sept-Nov.
Flowering May
Vase Life Cut the flower and leaf together for a fresh looking and smelling arrangement. They will last 4-5 days but may fade faster in a warm room.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley) reviews

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Reviewed 12th August 2019 by Maureen

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Kathy

These all came up and flower beautifully.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Brenda

several plants produced leaves but no flowers

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Emily

Disappointing as after purchase we waited months and months to get them and then when they arrived they were mostly defective.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Janette

Plants grew well initially in pots but haven't done much since planting out. Might be the growing conditions. Hoping for improvement next spring.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Carol

These plants arrived in very good condition and were well packed.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mrs Bolton

Plenty of leaf but no flowers. Disappointing

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Jane

Look good so far but need a year or two to establish.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Emma

Not a single lily came up although I planted them as soon as they arrived. Very disappointing.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Marja

Sadly, these all died and did nothing for me.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Alice

All good but a lot of packaging

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Victoria

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Mrs Matthews

i bought these in memory of my mum who when she was alive loved them sadly only have leaves and no flowers hence reason given low rating