top of page
Convallaria majalis

Convallaria majalis


This is a really beautiful, delicate spring flowering hardy herbaceous perennial.  Dainty, slightly arching stems appear in spring with tiny, white, nodding, bell shaped flowers.  It has such an amazing scent and is used extensively in flower arranging.  Great woodland plant and loved by bees.  It has also been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit for it's outstanding performance in the garde.  What is not to love?

  • Common Name

    Lily of the Valley. Conval Lily, Lady's Tears

  • Height and Spread

    0.25m x 0.30m

  • Cultivation

    This is a woodland plant, so prefers humus rich, moist but well drained soil.  It will tolerate damp.  Full to part shade.

    Perfect for planting under trees and shrubs.  A mulch of rooten leaves would be beneficial in the autumn, if this does not occur naturally where it has been planted.

    Can be divided in the autumn

  • Additional Information

    Great little cut flower with amazing, iconic scent.

    Loved by bees and has been awarded the RHS Award for Garden Merit

  • Great For

    Shady spots in the garden, informal gardens, woodland planting, under trees and shrubs

bottom of page