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Maianthemum laxiflorum

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does 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

  • Botanical name: Maianthemum laxiflorum
  • Family: Convallariaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

Maianthemum laxiflorum

Plants in the Maianthemum genus are mat-forming rhizomatous perennials, bearing erect or arching stems of alternate leaves. Flowers are small and star-shaped, and are followed by pretty red berries.

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Maianthemum laxiflorum bears deciduous, thick leaves on long stems, and long inflorescences of fluffy white flowers. For best results grow in a sheltered site in a moisture retentive soil in part shade, and protect the rhizomes from freezing in winter. 

How to grow Maianthemum laxiflorum

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    40cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • 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.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

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 not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does 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

Maianthemum laxiflorum and wildlife

Maianthemum laxiflorum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Maianthemum laxiflorum poisonous?

Maianthemum laxiflorum 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