Speirantha convallarioides

Speirantha convallarioides

False lily of the valley

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

  • Botanical name: Speirantha convallarioides
  • Common name: False lily of the valley
  • Family: Convallariaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Green

False lily of the valley, Speirantha convallarioides, is a slow-growing, evergreen perennial bearing broad, strap-like leaves and spikes of star-shaped, white flowers in late spring. It’s perfect for growing in the woodland garden and provides excellent ground cover.

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Grow Speirantha convallarioides in moist soil in a sheltered, shady spot. Add plenty of leaf mould to the soil when planting and don’t allow the soil to dry out.

How to grow Speirantha convallarioides

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full shade, partial shade
  • Shade type: Damp
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy
  • Soil type: 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 Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do 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 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

Speirantha convallarioides and wildlife

Speirantha convallarioides has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Speirantha convallarioides poisonous?

Speirantha convallarioides 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

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