Lily of the valley
Belonging to the Pieris genus, Lily of the valley has a botanical name of Pieris japonica.
Many varieties in sizes from dwarf to 10’. Tend to be as wide as tall.
Flowers in drooping clusters; colors range from white to near-red. Buds are often dark red. Mature foliage is glossy green, but new leaves are bronzy pink to red and very showy. Evergreen.
Leaves and nectar poisonous if ingested.
For lily of the valley bulbs, see Convallaria majalisIt grows mainly as an Evergreen, so it will tend to keep its leaves throughout the entire year. Normally grows with a bushy habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid winter. Popular varieties of Lily of the valley with home gardeners are Mountain Fire, Valley Valentine, Brookside miniature, Cavatine, and Compacta.
Japan is believed to be where Lily of the valley originates from.
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Like same conditions as rhododendrons.
Filtered sun or part shade.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Lily of the valley so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Lily of the valley so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Lily of the valley plants:
Japanese Andromeda, Lily-of-the-valley Shrub, Japanese Pieris
Pieris japonica (Thunb.) D. Don ex G. Don
Misspellings: Lily-of-the-valley bush or shrub
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Popular varieties of Lily of the valley
- Mountain Fire
- Valley Valentine
- Brookside miniature
- Scarlet O'Hara
- White Water
- Compact crimson
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