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Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley
Convallaria majalis

A good spreading groundcover for light to dense shade. Does well under trees and shrubs. Grows 6–8 inches tall with waxy, fragrant white flowers in spring followed by orange-red non-edible berries. Space 6–8 inches apart. Perennial. Hardy in Zone 4.

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