What Is a Pink Lily of the Valley?


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Convallaria majalis var. rosea, commonly known as pink lily of the valley, is an herbaceous perennial that produces stemless, light pink flowers. The petals are fragrant. If the flowers form berries, the fruit is poisonous. The flowers are from the genus Convallaria, and the family is Asparagaceae.

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What Is a Pink Lily of the Valley?
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This flower originates from Northern regions. According to Missouri Botanical Garden, the flower needs partial to full shade. It requires cool temperatures. Flowering often appears between April and May. It grows ½ to ¾ foot high and ½ to 1 foot wide. Leaves grow up to 8 inches long. This plant requires low maintenance.

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