Convallaria majalis 'Prolificans'

Lily of the Valley

Photo courtesy Walters Gardens

  • Bell shaped, double, pure white flowers in spring
  • Very fragrant
  • Tough, vigorous groundcover
  • Great to covers slopes and river banks or planted underneath trees
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows best in woodland conditions.  Prefers rich, moist soil and partial to full shade. It will grow in full sun if the soil remains moist.

Height: 6-8 in
Spread: 8-15 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~3” pot
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 3-9

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Fragrant
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Fast Growing
  • Naturalizing
  • Ground Cover
  • Container
  • Low Maintenance

Critter Resistance:

  • Groundhog Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Full Shade
  • Partial Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water