Speirantha convallarioides False Lily-of-the-Valley



Speirantha convallarioides is an uncommon perennial with starry, white, fragrant blooms in rounded clusters that appear among the leaves. These mid-spring blooms clusters are held on the ends of narrow stems and are followed by dark berries. Also known as False Lily-of-the-Valley, its evergreen leaves resemble the foliage of familiar lily-of-the-valley, and, like it, the leaves arise directly from its slowly spreading rhizomes. Speirantha convallarioides is a nice addition to woodland plantings.

Speirantha convallarioides prefers partial to full shade and moist to average, well-drained soil.

Speirantha convallarioides is the only species in its genus and hails from Asia.


  • Common Names: False Lily of the Valley
  • Zones: 6-9
  • Light Requirements: Part Shade to Shade
  • Soil Preference: Average, well-drained
  • Height at Maturity: 10"
  • Width at Maturity: 15"
  • Bloom Color: White/Cream
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Special Features

  • Attracts: Hummingbirds.
  • Tolerates: Deer.
  • Other Features: Cut Flower. Evergreen.

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Shipping Info

Spring 2023 Shipping Schedule:

Zones 9, 10: Starting Mon. March 20th
Zone 8: Starting Mon. March 27th
Zone 7: Starting Mon. April 3rd
Zone 6: Starting Mon. April 17th
Zone 5: Starting Mon. May 1st
Zones 2, 3, 4: Starting Mon. May 8th

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