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Related to Convallaria: lily of the valley
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Noun1.Convallaria - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lily of the valleyConvallaria - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lily of the valley
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
Convallaria majalis, lily of the valley, May lily - low-growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell-shaped flowers followed by scarlet berries
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EACH delicate arching stem of lily of the valley or Convallaria majalis, carries white bell-shaped blooms that are known as fairy cups, which have a powerful, timeless fragrance.
purpurea (foxglove), Adonis microcarpa and Adonis vernalis (adonis), Apocynum cannabinum (black Indian hemp), Asclepias curassavica (redheaded cotton bush), Asclepias fruticosa (balloon cotton), Calotropis procera (king's crown), Carissa spectabilis (wintersweet), Cerebera manghas (sea mango), Cheiranthus cheiri (wallflower), Convallaria majalis (lily of the valley, convallaria), Cryptostegia grandiflora (rubber vine), Helleborus niger (black hellebore), Helleborus viridis, Nerium oleander (oleander), Plumeria rubra (frangipani), Selenicereus grandiflorus (cactus grandiflorus), Strophanthus hispidus and Strophanthus kombe (strophanus), Thevetia peruviana (yellow oleander), and Urginea maritima (squill).
Cardiac glycosides are found in a diverse group of plants including Digitalis purpurea and Digitalis lanata (Foxgloves), Nerium oleander (Common oleander), Thevetia peruviana (yellow oleander), Convallaria majalis (Lily of the valley), Urginea maritime and Urginea indica (Squill), Strophanthus gratus (ouabain), Apocynum cannabinum (Dogbane), and Cheiranthus cheiri (Wallflower) has resulted in cardiac glycoside poisoning.
Cactus grand, and Convallaria majalis are wonderful homeopathics to treat chronic heart conditions.
She was associated with the Wraggs for 47 years and was the owner of Convallaria, Geoff Wragg's last winner in November 2008.
Convallaria (Lily of the Valley) makes a wonderful ground cover perennial and are a must have for lover of cut flower displays, especially popular in wedding boquets.
Good varieties include convallaria majalis Hardwick Hall, with its white fragrant bells, and albostriata, which has creamy white variegated leaves.
Good varieties include Convallaria majalis 'Hardwick Hall', with its white fragrant bells, and 'Albostriata', which has creamy white variegated leaves.