PlantsLilies of the Valley→Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis 'Rosea')

Botanical names:
Convallaria majalis Accepted
Convallaria majalis var. rosea Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2019-05-25
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 04/04/2017
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 04/04/2017
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Location: 43016Date: 5/16
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Location: Durham, NCDate: 04/04/2017
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Location: JBsPlants at Roblyn Farm, New JerseyDate: 2014-05-12Young plants with pink beginning to show.
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Photo Courtesy of Busse Gardens. Used with permission.
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Date: 2015-05-04
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Posted by Permastake (Toronto Ontario Canada - Zone 4b) on Oct 10, 2021 4:47 PM

The pink Convallaria just appeared in my Toronto Ontario zone 6 garden one year on its own. Only the white Convallaria had been planted. A nice surprise. Wish I had marketed it then.

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aspenhill On May 10, 2014 Obtained plant
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aspenhill On April 19, 2014 Obtained plant
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MrsBinWY On January 20, 2018 Seeds sown
WS 3 seeds (all) from ishareflowers
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