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Convallaria majalis ‘Hardwick Hall’

Lily of the valley

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Flowers
Flowers

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Plant does flower in May

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Convallaria majalis 'Hardwick Hall'
  • Common name: Lily of the valley
  • Family: Convallariaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

Lily of the valley, Convallaria majalis, bears arching racemes of bell-shaped, white flowers with an extremely rich fragrance, from late spring. Plants spread quickly in shady positions, making it an excellent choice for a woodland garden or shady borders.

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‘Hardwick Hall’ bears deep green, lance-shaped foliage with irregular cream-white stripes around the leaf edge. The cream-white, bell-shaped flowers are larger than those of the standard Convallaria majalis. It works well when grown at the front of a shady border or beneath shrubs, and makes an excellent cut flower.

How to grow Convallaria 'Hardwick Hall'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade, full shade
  • Shade type: Damp
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Sow

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Plant
Plant

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Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

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Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

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Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

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Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

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Do Prune in July

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Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Convallaria 'Hardwick Hall' and wildlife

Convallaria 'Hardwick Hall' is known for attracting bees. It 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 'Hardwick Hall' poisonous?

Convallaria 'Hardwick Hall' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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