Speirantha convallarioides False Lily-of-the-Valley

Available Spring 2024
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Description

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.

Characteristics

  • 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.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info

 

All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

    • Zones 9&10: Starting March 25th
    • Zone 8: Starting April 1st
    • Zone 7: Starting April 8th
    • Zone 6: Starting April 22nd
    • Zone 5: Starting May 6th
    • Zones 4-2: Starting May 13th

If you live in a warm climate and wish to receive your plants during the winter, please send us an email. Please note that we may be unable to fulfill your request if temperatures are too cold for safe transit or if the plants are dormant.

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

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