Convallaria keiskei

Convallaria keiskei

Asian lily of the valley

  • Botanical name: Convallaria keiskei
  • Common name: Asian lily of the valley
  • Family: Convallariaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

Native to China and Japan, Convallaria keiskei is much larger than our native lily of the valley, Convallaria majalis. It has broad green leaves and arching stems of white flowers, followed by orange berries.

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Grow Convallaria keiskei in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Mulch annually with leaf mould.

How to grow Convallaria keiskei

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

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Do not Plant in December

Convallaria keiskei and wildlife

Convallaria keiskei is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Convallaria keiskei poisonous?

Convallaria keiskei has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People