'Prolificans' Lily-of-the-Valley

'Prolificans' Lily-of-the-Valley

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Double-flowered spring glory for shade
SKU 41554-PK-3
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Key Characteristics
Zone

3 - 7

Mature Height

10 IN

Mature Width

6 IN

Sun / Shade

Part Shade, Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy, Clay, Sandy, Poor

Description / 'Prolificans' Lily-of-the-Valley

Lily-of-the-Valley signifies "sweetness" in the Victorian language of flowers, and this double-flowered, ultra-fragrant variety may just be the sweetest of all. The small dangling bells have twice the snowy petals and more than twice the impact of their single-flowered cousins, making 'Prolificans' Lily-of-the-Valley a star in any shady setting.

Expect this perennial to make its appearance in mid spring, pushing sword-shaped, arching green leaves up through the frosty soil. In most climates it flowers in mid-spring, but in the far North it may not open its buds until late spring; it is cold-hardy into zone 2, and has been known to survive brutal winter temperatures. 'Prolificans' is not a plant for warm climates; it goes only through Zone 7 at its very warmest.

The plant is neatly vase-shaped, with cascading foliage and a large central cluster of white to cream blooms dangling from arched stems. Cut them for the vase if you like, or let them beautify the shade with their color and scent. They last several weeks, and do a good job of deterring nibbling pests, which dislike the fragrance. You, however, will love the sweet perfume of 'Prolificans'.

Use this shade lover in the border, foundation, and containers. Let it edge pathways or create a drift of color to hide the dying-back foliage of spring bulbs such as daffodils and tulips. Ring the mailbox or other garden structures in its fresh greenery and fragrant blooms. Super-easy to grow in just about any well-drained soil, 'Prolificans' Lily-of-the-Valley tolerates a bit of sun but is happiest in dappled to full shade. What a boon to any garden with shadowed areas that never seem to get enough light.

These bare root plants are sold in bunches of 3. As easy as bulbs to plant, they will green up in just a few weeks and flower the first spring after planting. Ships as bare root plants.

Product Details

Item Form Bareroot
Genus Convallaria
Species majalis
Variety 'Prolificans'
Product Classification Perennials
Habit Upright
USDA Zone Low 3
USDA Zone High 7
Sun / Shade Part Shade, Shade
Bloom Color Cream, White
Max Bloom Size 0.50
Bloom Season Start Mid Spring
Foliage Color Medium Green
Resistance Cold Hardy, Deer Resistance, Disease Resistant, Pest Resistant
Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Double Blooms, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Fragrance
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Foundation, Outdoor
Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
State Shipping Restrictions GU, PR, VI

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