Lily of the Valley

Availability: March - April

Common name: Lily-of-the-valley, Jacob’s ladder, May bells, Our Lady’s tears, Mary’s tears
Genus Name: Convellaria
Family Name: Asparagaceae
Place of Origin: Northern hemisphere, from Asia to Europe.
How long do they last? 3-6 days.

A flowering plant with sweetly scented flowers. Native to the woodlands of the northern hemisphere. The plant carries small, bell shaped flowers followed by small fleshy fruits.

Did you know?

All parts of the plant are highly poisonous, including the red berries which may be attractive to children. If ingested—even in small amounts—the plant can cause abdominal pain, vomiting, reduced heart rate, blurred vision, drowsiness, and red skin rashes

Care tips

Recut and place in frehs water with cut flower food to lengthen vase life. Keep them away from the heat. These flowers are very suitable for drying.