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Lily of the valley 'Albostriata'        

Convallaria majalis

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Albostriata is part of the Convallaria genus and is a Lily of the valley variety. Its scientific name is Convallaria majalis 'Albostriata'. 'Albostriata' is considered a hybrid cultivar. Blooms typically mature to a diameter of 0.5 cm (0.2 inches imperial) and produce a Floral fragrance, whilst displaying in these approximate colours:   Antique white and   Cream and   Mint cream. The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 1. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Dark pastel red and   Red. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green and   Android robot green colour.

This Lilly of the Valley has cream lengthwise, striped leaves as well as the usual scented bell shaped, white waxy, pendulous, flowers. Spreading groundcover prefering damp shade

A type of Flower, it mainly grows as a Deciduous plant - which means it typically is a plant that sheds its leaves annually. Normally growing to a mature height of 25.0 cm (9.75 inches), Albostriata grows with a ground cover-like habit. This variety tends to bloom in late spring.

Albostriata Lily of the valley is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Albostriata have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Albostriata

  • Full Shade

  • Medium

All parts, especially berries and seed, are toxic
Choose an area that is evenly moist and allow the plant to spread naturally. In some situations it can become prolific

Keep in mind when planting that Albostriata is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Albostriata are Zone 7 and Zone 9.

Growing Albostriata from seed

Seeds are slow, best propagated by division in the spring after flowering or in the autumn

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.94 inches (2.4 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Albostriata

Choose damp shade or partial shade for example in a woodland garden, under deciduous shrubs or by the shade cast by a building. It creeps steadily forming seasonal ground cover.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Albostriata is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Albostriata

Pick spare flower stalks for the house, they are long lasting in a small vase and perfume your room.

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid spring.

Other Names for Lily of the valley 'Albostriata'

Variegated Lily of the Valley,