Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)

White, nodding, bell-shaped flowers grow on one side of racemes that typically carry 5-10 blooms, surrounded by erect, broad, bright green leaves. Makes an ideal ground cover, as it spreads quickly to form thick colonies. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture