General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: All parts of plant are poisonous.
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Double Lily of the Valley
  • Lily of the Valley
Also sold as:
  • Flore Plena
  • Floreoplena

Photo Gallery

Date: c. 1816
illustration by P. Bessa from 'Herbier Général de l'Amateur', 1

Photo Courtesy of Shikoku Garden Inc.
  • Uploaded by Joy

photo by: Aha
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2020-12-21
Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis 'Flore Pleno') purchased

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