Maianthemum canadense


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Description :

Canadian lily-of-the-valley

Maianthemum canadense is an understory plant native to the sub-boreal conifer and deciduous forests of Canada. It is a small rhizomatous ground cover that grows up to 20 cm in height. Its single stems bear one or two leaves and a cluster of white flowers at their tips.

Spring flowering from May to July. Produces fruit in the form of red berries (non-toxic).

In the garden we plant Canadian lily-of-the-valley in understory or as edging for a shady bed.

Plant matches: for a botanical combination in green and white for a shady or north-facing bed.

Plant Maianthemum canadense together with: Galanthus, Anemone sylvestris, Aruncus aethusifolius, Asarum splendens, Asplenium trichomanes, Astrantia, Carex trifida, Carex remota, Paris quadrifolia, Convallaria majalis.

Grow in shade or partial shade in moist, humus-rich, and acid to neutral garden soil.

- 0,7 litre pot

- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 10 to 30cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm

- Flower colour: white
- Flowering period: spring flowers
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