There is only one species, Convallaria
majalis - majalis means May-flowering - though it has produced several appealing variations.
Cloning and expression of a cDNA encoding a Vorticella convallaria
spasmin: an EF-hand calcium-binding protein.
1st Place Michael Stringer Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, UK Pleurosigma (marine diatoms) (200x) Darkfield and Polarized Light 2nd Place Paul Marshall National Research Council Canada Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Carbon nanotubes, post growth (30x) Stereomicroscopy 3rd Place Albert Tousson High Resolution Imaging Facility University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama, USA Convallaria
majalis (Lily of the Valley) (1300x) Confocal 4th Place Matthew Springer, Ph.
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But be warned, once you've planted convallaria
, they can be difficult to get rid of and I have found them invasive in anything other than a woodland scene where other plants will not be fighting for space.
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Plants that immediately spring to mind include hostas, Crocus tommasinianus, Convallaria
majalis (lily of the valley) and two evergreens: Asplenium scolopendrium (heart's tongue fern) and Iris foetidissima.
Schwedleri, Alnus glutinosa, Asparagus officinalis, Berberis thunbergii, Betula nigra, Campanula rapunculoides, Chaenomeles speciosa, Chelidonium majus, Convallaria
majalis, Euonymus fortunei, Hesperis matronalis, Iris germanica, Lespedeza bicolor, Lonicera tatarica, Narcissus poeticus, N.
Many more herbs are listed on the different schedules including Gelsemium, Convallaria
, Ammi visnaga, Rauwolfia, Lobelia, Arnica and of course Digitalis and Ephedra.
Additionally, a number of exotics have been planted at various gravesites by visitors, including Convallaria
majalis, Hemerocallis fulva, Hylotelephium telephium, Iris germanica, Muscari botryoides, and Vinca minor.
Perhaps the best known cousin is lily-of-the-valley, Convallaria
But I would recommend trying plants that are aromatic - such as nepeta, rosemary, and lavender, very tough leaves such as yucca and bergenia, thorny like berberis, as well as ferns, bamboos, sedum, foxgloves, convallaria
, acanthus, iris and peonies.