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Interesting Facts About Lily of the Valley with Pictures

Amruta Joshi
Here are some adorable pictures of Lily of the valley.
The scientific name of Lily of the valley is Convallaria majalis.
Lily of the valley originated from bible. Legend says that, this flower comes from Eve's tears when she was thrown out of the Garden of Eden.
This flower is native to Europe, Asia, and North America; where it grows naturally.
Lily of the valley flower is favorite of royal brides.
This flower can live in cool climates and cannot survive in hot weather for longer time.
In 1967, this flower became Finland's national flower.
The leaves of Lily of the valley were initially cultivated for production of green pigment.
This flower is scientifically classified as a part of the Asparagaceae family.
The flower is delicate, but can be poisonous. Don't rub your eyes after touching it.
Lily of valley can survive in all types of soil, but it flourishes in moist and well-drained soil.
Use granular fertilizer once in three months during the growing season.
1 inch of water weekly is generally sufficient for the plant and more watering can damage it.
So do add the Lily of Valley in your garden...