Convallaria Majalis


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A perennial herb that contains asparagine, cardioactive glycosides—e.g., convalloside, gluconvalloside—flavonoids, and saponins; like foxglove, it was once used as a cardiotonic, diuretic and vasodilator
Toxicity Arrhythmias, confusion, hypertension, possibly death due to circulatory collapse; it is poisonous per the FDA
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We're offering a collection of 25 bulbs of the white-flowered lily of the valley, Convallaria majalis, for pounds 9.95 (inc p&p), or buy a double collection of 50 plants for pounds 15.90, saving pounds 4.
There is only one species, Convallaria majalis - majalis means May-flowering - though it has produced several appealing variations.
Plant lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) crowns or pips with tips just below the soil surface.
PLANT of the week Convallaria majalis LILY OF THE VALLEY I spotted this growing in the cracks between paving slabs at a friend's house this week.
THEY may seem a fairly insignificant sight in a border but the fragrance of the Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis) is unparalleled, wafting through the air on a warm spring day.
Lily-of-the-valley (Convallaria majalis) IF you want spring scent in a natural setting, colonise these sweetly scented, white-flowered beauties in a moist, shaded spot, ideally a woodland garden, or under deciduous shrubs so that their small bell-shaped flowers stand out against a background of newly-opening spring leaves.
Although not in flower on Mother's Day, my mother's favourite flower was lily of the valley, Convallaria majalis, and I have a small patch in my garden in her memory.
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.