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Lily of the Valley

This sweet little groundcover offers delicate, bell-shape flowers that feature a sweet scent. The deep green leaves of lily of the valley create interest through the rest of the season. This plant's pink and white flowers bloom "welcome" each spring with open arms.

Plant Name: Convallaria majalis

Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil

Size: To 9 inches tall and several feet across

Grow It With: Japanese painted fern, a slow-spreading fern that creates season-long interest thanks to its silver- and burgundy-touched fronds.

Zones: 2-7

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